Who Can Enroll in Medicare Advantage in Madison County?
Most Ohio seniors qualify to join a Medicare Advantage plan in Ohio. Certain diseases, most notably End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), may disqualify you from enrollment.
You are only allowed to join, drop or change plans during a Medicare Election Period. The period between 15 October and 7 December is the Annual Election Period (AEP). That's when most folks make changes to their Medicare.
Most of us also get an Individual Election Period (IEP), but it only comes around once. Your IEP is based on your 65th birthday. It starts the month before and ends the month after, so you have plenty of time.
To get enrolled:
- Call a plan directly. If you know the plan you want, this way is quick and easy.
- Go to www.Medicare.gov and enroll through the government website. From there you can look up your medications, compare plans, and get your application started online.
- Use an independent Ohio insurance agent. This is the best way to go if you need someone to help advise you.
Original Medicare + Medigap vs. a Madison County Medicare Advantage Plan
Medicare Advantage is one way to get full coverage healthcare. However, many people feel that Medicare Advantage plans in Madison County have too many disadvantages. So, you have the option to keep your Original Medicare is private fee-for-service health insurance for people on Medicare. It has two parts. Part A is hospital coverage. Part B is medical coverage.... benefits and upgrade your coverage with the best Medicare supplement available in Madison County and a Ohio Medicare drug plan (PDP) for help with your prescription medications.
If you're not familiar with Medigap policies, and how they protect you from medical care liability, please review our Medicare Supplements are additional insurance policies that Medicare beneficiaries can purchase to cover the gaps in their Original Medicare (Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B) health insurance coverage.... directory, where you can learn about and compare Medigap plans (here). All Medigap plans are standardized. That means you can choose the plan you need based on the best price without worrying about the benefits.
Special Needs Plans (SNP) in Madison County, Ohio
We organize Medicare Special Needs Plans for Madison County, OH beneficiaries in a seperate directory. Although SNP plans are Medicare Advantage (MA), also known as Medicare Part C, are health plans from private insurance companies that are available to people eligible for Original Medicare (Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B)...., they are only available to:
- Beneficiaries in a nursing home or receiving skilled nursing care at home;
- Beneficiaries with both Medicare and Medicaid is a public health insurance program that provides health care coverage to low-income families and individuals in the United States.... benefits; and
- Beneficiaries with certain chronic health conditions.
Madison County, OH Medicare Advantage Plan Availability
The 43 Medicare Part C plans listed on this page are available to Medicare beneficiaries, enrolled in both Medicare Part A is hospital inpatient coverage for people with Original Medicare, whereas Part B is medical coverage for doctor visits, tests, etc.... and Medicare Part B is medical coverage for people with Original Medicare. It covers doctor visits, specialists, lab tests and diagnostics, and durable medical equipment. Part A is for hospital inpatient care...., living in Plain City, London, Mount Sterling, Sedalia, South Solon, West Jefferson, and all other locations in Madison County, Ohio. MMP plans are only available to individuals who qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid benefits (aka, Dual Eligible or Medi-Medi).