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When can you change from a medicare advantage plan to a medigap without going through underwriting by the medigap plan?
Medicare versus Medicare Advantage for 2018
I will reach Medicare age next year. So many options! I live in GA - should I go with a Medigap plan or a less expensive Medicare Advantage plan?
Has anyone used Traditional medicare with Kaiser Medicare Cost plan?
My current Kaiser Medicare Plan is a "Medicare Cost" plan. [Many such Kaiser plans in different areas are Medicare Advantage]. With a Medicare Cost plan, you can use "Traditional medicare" from any providers that accept Medicare. I have never used this feature and had no plans to do so. Without...
Underwriting in NY for Medigap and Medicare Advantage Coverage
I have read that there is no underwriting for Medigap and Medicare Advantage insurance in NY (where I live).Q1: Is this correct?Q2: Does this mean that if I wish to switch from Medicare Advantage to Traditional Medicare/Medigap, or vice versa, or from one Medicare Advantage insurer to a diffe...
Medicare Advantage 2017 Rates, premiums, etc.
I thought that the 2017 Medicare Advantage premiums, and other details are normally available by now. Any idea when to see them?
Any experiences with Medicare Cost & Trad Medicare?
My wife and I each have Medicare coverage with a Kaiser plan that is a "Medicare Cost" plan. This is much like the more common Medicare Advantage plans, but with a few differences. This Kaiser plan allows use of Traditional Medicare if the provider accepts Traditional medicare. While neither of u...
Traditional Medicare vs Medicare Advantage
I am just now learning about Medicare. So please excuse this if it's been beaten to death before. It appears that at least in my area (Western Pennsylvania Pittsburgh), the Medicare Advantage plans are somewhat cheaper and cover more than Traditional Medicare with a Medigap/Medicare Supplement. I...
Medicare provider payments
Does anyone know if Medicare Advantage Plans pay in-network doctors and hospitals the same amounts for the same procedures as Traditional Medicare pays? If not is it generally more or less (I'm guessing it's less)plannerman
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