Last Updated: November 29, 2023
Medicare Advantage is for people aged 65 and over and for younger people with disabilities who meet certain qualifications. Medicare Advantage was added to the Medicare program as Medicare Part C. It offers people enrolled in Medicare Part A and Part B another option for obtaining
health coverage through the Medicare program. Medicare Advantage plans are offered by private companies approved by Medicare.
This guideexplains the options under Medicare Advantage, provides important questions to consider, and lists some of the advantages and disadvantages of Medicare Advantage Plans.
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