Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C)
Medicare Advantage Plans are Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), Preferred Provider Organization (PPOs), and Private Fee-for-Service (PFFS).
Part C is a Medicare Advantage (MA) administered by a private insurance company. MA incorporates Medicare Parts A and Part B coverage. Many MA plans include drug coverage. However, some MA plans do not provide drug coverage.
The enrollee must be enrolled in both Medicare Parts A and Part B in order to be eligible for Medicare Advantage Plan.
Enrollment periods may very depending upon an indivdual’s circumstances.