Medicare Insurance Plans Medina County, OH

Medicare Insurance in Medina County, OHDon't let all of the Medicare health insurance options in Medina County scare you. Click one of the plan types below to compare just the Medicare coverage you need. If you're not ready to make a decision click here to discover your options.

Plan ID: S5820-013
Monthly Premium
$46.20
Plan ID: S5921-359
Monthly Premium
$27.50
Plan ID: S7230-002
Monthly Premium
$37.10
Plan ID: H8980-004
Monthly Premium
$47.00
Plan ID: H8980-002
Monthly Premium
$0.00
Plan ID: S5810-184
Monthly Premium
$114.00
Plan ID: S5810-048
Monthly Premium
$23.10
Plan ID: H5521-052
Monthly Premium
$139.00
Plan ID: H5521-020
Monthly Premium
$100.00
Plan ID: H3623-004
Monthly Premium
$0.00

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Medina County Medicare Insurance Options

Traditional Medicare coverage – that's Part A and Part B – are not based on where you live in Medina County or Ohio. This is not true of Medicare Part C and Part D, or Medigap plans. Private Medicare insurance is regional, and costs and availability vary widely.

As if all of the various health insurance options aren’t confusing enough, you also need to make sure your doctor accepts the insurance you want, or find a doctor that does. Some doctors only work through insurance networks, while others treat patients with Original Medicare (and Medicaid). Some doctors do both.

Our goal is to help you find all of the information you need to narrow your plan options to a small number so you can get on the phone with licensed adviser and make your final election for the year. In our experience, people who take a little more time investigating their options generally have better results with their healthcare.

Medicare Advantage Insurance in Medina County

If the risk of high out-of-pocket costs with Original Medicare has you worried, then a Medina County Medicare Advantage plan is one alternative you need to consider. Medicare Advantage offers all of the same basic benefits as Original Medicare, and plans have the option to add additional benefits, including prescription drug coverage.

There are 10 Medicare Advantage plans with prescription coverage and 2 without prescription coverage (Medicare Part D) in Medina County. Monthly premiums range from $0.00 to $165.00.

Several different kinds of plans are available, but insurers generally offer just the most competitive plans for the area. Most commonly you will find HMO and PPO style managed care plans, but some areas have Private Fee-for-Service (PFFS) plans that work a lot like Original Medicare. A smaller number of areas have Medical Savings Account (MSA) style HMO plans.

Zero dollar ($0) plans are available in most areas, but not all. Zero dollar does not mean free, it simply indicates that there's no additional monthly premium to enroll. However, you are still required to pay your monthly Part B premium. This is the case with all Medicare Advantage plans.

A low premium is not the only cost to consider when comparing health insurance. Don't forget to look at the MOOP. That's the maximum out-of-pocket expenses you will pay each year. It's an important feature, because it helps you avoid the heavy burden of high medical bills. Be aware that the MOOP does not include the cost of your premiums or your prescriptions.

To better understand why more and more seniors make the switch to Medicare Advantage each year, have a read through our Medicare Advantage Frequently Asked Questions and Medicare Advantage Coverage pages. There you will find everything you need to know to decide if it the right move for you.

Medicare Supplement Insurance in Medina County

If you like the flexibility of being able to see any doctor you choose, but you're concerned about paying 20% of all your medical bills, the solution is Medicare Supplement insurance. Commonly called Medigap, supplemental Medicare insurance helps pay your share of the Medicare costs.

Medicare Supplements protect you by paying all or part of the uncovered portions of your Medicare bill (up to the limits of the plan you choose). Each of the ten lettered plans have different coverage levels, but they are all standardized by the Ohio state board of insurance. You simply choose the level of coverage you want and shop for the best premium.

The most important thing to know about Medigap insurance policies is that if Original Medicare doesn’t cover a healthcare service, a Medigap plan won't cover it or any portion of it either. So, unlike Medicare Advantage plans that can offer extras, like coverage for prescription medications, hearing, vision, dental and more, Medicare Supplements are in lock-step with Original Medicare Parts A and B.

Do you want to know more about supplemental Medicare insurance? If so, head on over to our Medigap Frequently Asked Questions and Medigap Coverage pages and have a quick read.

Medicare Prescription Drug Plans in Medina County

One of the most important healthcare benefits needed by most Ohio seniors is prescription medication coverage, and it's not included in Original Medicare. If you want assistance paying for your prescriptions you must enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan that includes it, or join a Medicare Part D plan (PDP).

There are a total of 7 PDPs available to Ohio seniors. Premiums range from $26.80 to $95.90 per month. Also, be aware that some plans have an annual deductible that you must pay at the pharmacy before assistance begins. Some plans have a $0 deductible, but premiums are generally higher.

You can learn more about Medicare Part D prescription drug insurance on our Medicare Part D Frequently Asked Questions page and our Medicare Part D Coverage page.

How-To Find a Medicare Doctor in Medina County, Ohio

We've recently added all Medina County Medicare doctors (primary care physicians for now) to MedicareWire.com. Doctors who treat Medicare patients are listed by city or town. We have school information, years of experience, hospital affiliations and insurances for doctors in Brunswick, Hinckley, Litchfield, Lodi, Medina, Seville, Sharon Center, Spencer, Valley City, Wadsworth, Westfield Center, and surrounding areas.

This page was last updated on: 11/12/2014.