Medicare Advantage plans are also known as Medicare Part C.
♦ A type of Medicare health plan offered by a private company that contracts with Medicare to provide you with all your Part A and Part B benefits.
Medicare Advantage Plans include:
• Health Maintenance Organizations
• Preferred Provider Organizations
• Private Fee-for-Service Plans
• Special Needs Plans
• Medicare Medical Savings Account Plans
If you’re enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan, most Medicare services are covered through the plan and aren’t paid for under Original Medicare.
♦ Most Medicare Advantage Plans offer prescription drug coverage.