Arizona Medicare Insurance
Original Medicare, or Medicare Parts A and B alone, can be expensive. Click here to learn how expensive.
Medicare Advantage Plans, or Part C, are run by private insurance companies but approved by Medicare. Arizona Medicare Advantage plans provide all of Medicare Part A, Medicare Part B and often Medicare Part D benefits. If you choose a Medicare Advantage plan, you do not need to buy Medicare Supplemental Insurance. Medicare Part C is a lower cost alternative to the original Medicare plan and offers more benefits.
Supplemental Medicare Plans, also known as Medigap Plans are additional government approved plans in addition to the original Part A and Part B that are provided by the private health insurance companies. To receive the benefits of a Supplemental Medicare plan, eligible Medicare applicants must also enroll in Medicare Part A and Part B.
Prescription Drug Coverage plans are available as either part of a Medicare Advantage Plan, or as Part D drug coverage plans.
Medicaid, also known as AHCCCS in Arizona, is available to some eligible Medicare recipients. Those with dual enrollment in both Medicare and Medicaid have most out-of-pocket Medicare expenses paid by Medicaid.
In Yavapai County, Arizona, there are 11 about Medicare supplement plans offered by roughly 43 different insurance companies, plus dozens of Medicare Part D prescription drug plans and around 9 Medicare Advantage plans. It is a daunting task average person to figure out which options are best for them.
Fortunately, you are not alone in this endeavor and there is help available to you.
When choosing the right Health Insurance or Medicare plan for you, there are many things you need to consider:
- Doctor visit co-pay
- Monthly premium
- Prescription drug benefits
- In-network physicians and hospitals
- Preexisting conditions
- Health Savings Account
At Adler Insurance, we meet with you at find out what your needs are before matching you with the right healthcare coverage.
Medicare Insurance Plan classifications:
- Medicare Part A: Hosptial Insurance
Part A covers Hospital Insurance and gives financial assistance for inpatient care. Part A also partially covers skilled nurses, hospice, and home health care under certain conditions.
- Medicare Part B: Medical Services
Part B covers necessary medical services such as outpatient care and doctor services. Some preventative care is also covered to maintain your healthy status and minimize the chances that other illnesses might become more severe.
- Medicare Part C: Advantage Plans
Part C is a Medicare Advantage Plan. It combines Part A and Part B and in some instances, it also combines Part D. Medicare Part C plans are privately managed by insurance companies approved by Medicare. The plans cover necessary medical services, although, these plans have co-payments, coinsurance, and deductibles that can vary.
- Medicare Part D: Prescription Drug Coverage
Part D provides assistance covering prescription drugs. The coverage will vary depending on the plan, but it may help lower your prescription drug costs and help prevent high costs in the future.
- Medicare Part F: Supplement Plan
Part F is a Medicare Supplement Plan that offers little or no out-of-pocket expense or risk.
- Medicare Part G: Supplement Plan
Part G is a Medicare Supplement Plan that offers little out-of-pocket expense or risk, although it is higher than Part F, but at a lower additional cost.
- Medicare Part K: Supplement Plan
Part K is a Medicare Supplement Plan that offers more out-of-pocket costs at a lower price.
- Medicare Part L: Supplement Plan
Part L is a Medicare Supplement Plan that offers more out-of-pocket costs at a lower price.
- Medicare Part M: Supplement Plan
Part M is a Medicare Supplement Plan that offers more out-of-pocket costs at a lower price.
- Medicare Part N: Supplement Plan
Part N is a Medicare Supplement Plan that offers more out-of-pocket costs at a lower price.