One of the first things people ask when they start looking at Medicare Advantage plans is “How much does it cost each month?” It is an important question. But, when you are shopping for something as important as your health insurance, there are other questions you’ll also want to ask about a potential Medicare plan.
Medicare Advantage plans are also referred to as Medicare Part C. It combines the benefits of Original Medicare (Part A and B) and often includes prescription drug coverage. There may be other benefits as well such as dental, vision, health club memberships, and wellness programs.
There are over 13 million people nationwide who are enrolled in Medicare advantage plans – over one-fourth of all Medicare beneficiaries, according to a report from the Kaiser Family Foundation. The average premium is ...