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This area of the website provides an introduction to the various parts of Medicare and types of coverage available for qualified individuals in the United States. Here you will find answers to healthcare coverage questions you may encounter as you enroll in Medicare during your Initial Enrollment Period or re-evaluate your coverage during the Annual Enrollment Period.

What does Original Medicare Cover?

Learn the Basics of Original Medicare. Compare the parts of Original Medicare (Parts A and B) with Private Medicare (Parts C and D), see how much you pay for each, and find out how to qualify.

Medicare vs. Employer Insurance

Compare Employer Insurance Plans with Medicare. See what each part of Medicare covers and what benefits you may be missing with your Employer Insurance. Read our FAQ and get answers to questions you may have

Medicare Part A

Learn about Medicare Part A. See what Part A covers, how much it costs, and how to qualify. Look at enrollment options and what to do if you’re still working at 65.

Medicare Part B

What is Medicare Part B? Find out what it covers, who is eligible, and how to enroll. See a breakdown of Part B costs and ways to save.

Part C (Medicare Advantage)

What is Medicare Advantage? What are the perks of Part C plans? Look at the different types of plans, additional benefits, and eligibility requirements.

Medicare Part D (Prescription Drugs)

What is Medicare Part D? Compare coverage options in Original Medicare with Medicare Advantage, see eligibility requirements, and check enrollment dates. Look at plan costs and find ways to save.

Medicare Donut Hole

Learn about the Prescription Drug Coverage Gap. What can you do when you max out your prescription coverage? See how to navigate paying out-of-pocket and how to lower prescription costs.

Supplement Plans (Medigap)

Why should you consider a Medicare Supplement Plan? See eligibility requirements, enrollment options, and how it works with Medicare Advantage Plans. See our FAQ for your Medigap questions.

Medicare News

Keep up with Medicare News. Stay informed on premium changes, new benefits, coverage for special circumstances, enrollment periods, and more.

Original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage

Compare the Benefits of Medicare Advantage with Original Medicare. See if you can benefit from bundled drug coverage, low-cost premiums, and the variety of plan options.

Medicare Special Needs Plans (SNP)

What are Special Needs Plans? Explore the coverages, benefits, and eligibility requirements for Dual, Chronic, and Institutional Special Needs Plans.

Chronic Special Needs Plans (C-SNP)

Explore Chronic Special Needs Plans. See what disabilities qualify you for a plan, what benefits these plans offer, and how to enroll.

Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNP)

Dual Special Needs Plans for those who qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid. See eligibility requirements, coverage options, and how to enroll.

Understanding Medicare Quotes

Why should you get a Medicare Quote? Understand the process of getting a quote and how an agent can help you, see a breakdown of Medicare costs, and find out what you need to do to prepare.

Enrollment Eligibility

Medicare Annual Enrollment Period runs each year from October 15 to December 7. What is the Annual Enrollment Period vs. Open Enrollment Period?

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Last Updated: October 13, 2023