Check out this helpful side-by-side comparison of Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage
You have choices—and that’s a good thing! Knowing which features are most important to you makes it easier to choose the plan type that best meets your needs. Let’s compare Medicare and Medicare Advantage side-by-side to help you better understand each plan’s advantages.
A few things to keep in mind
When reviewing your options and comparing Medicare Advantage plans, here are some important things to remember:
How much will you pay for premiums, deductibles, coinsurance and copayments?
Doctors and hospitals
Does the plan have a network? Do the healthcare providers you use accept the plan?
Does the plan include prescription drug coverage or coverage for vision, dental and hearing care? Are these benefits important to you?
Your health history
How often have you needed care over the past few years? Are you fairly healthy or do you have a chronic condition that requires ongoing care? Do you anticipate that your healthcare needs will increase or stay about the same in the near future?