5 Things to Consider When Looking at a Medicare Advantage Plan

Last updated: October 7, 2015

1. Is Your Doctor Included in the Provider Network?

  • If not, you may want to either consider a different plan or find a new doctor who is included in the plan’s network.

2. Are the Hospitals in the Network Convenient for You?

  • Make sure you have easy access to hospitals in case of an emergency.

3. Are Your Prescriptions Covered Under the Plan?

  • This is especially important if you have a chronic condition that requires medication.

4. What Will Your Out-of-Pocket Costs Be?

  • Make sure you know what you can afford and what the plan demands you pay.

5. Do You Trust the Insurance Company Selling the Policy?

  • You should always buy from experienced companies who come well recommended.

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