PART C

MEDICARE ADVANTAGE (KNOWN AS PART C)

Medicare Advantage (Part C) plans are Medicare-approved, but offered by private insurers. These Medicare plans combine hospital costs, doctors’ visits, outpatient care, and often Part D prescription drug benefits into one plan. Some plans may also offer vision, dental, hearing and/or health and wellness programs at an extra cost.

MORE ABOUT MEDICARE ADVANTAGE (PART C)

  • These plans often require you to pay copays
  • The doctors and hospitals you go to are usually a part of a network
  • You may also need a referral to see a specialist

MEDICARE PART C PAYS:

  • Fixed dollar amount for covered services

YOU PAY:

  • Part B premium and depending on your plan:
  • Part A premium
  • Part C premium (some plans have low or no premium)
  • Copayments and Coinsurance
  • Deductibles