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Medicare Advantage in Las Vegas

What is Medicare Advantage?

What are my options?

How do I get it?

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What is Medicare Advantage?

You have the choice to get your Medicare benefits through Original Medicare, or a Medicare Advantage Plan (like an HMO or PPO). If you have Original Medicare, the government pays for your Medicare benefits when you use them. Medicare Advantage in Las Vegas is offered by private insurance companies who are approved by Medicare. Medicare then pays the insurance company to cover your Medicare benefits. If you join a Medicare Advantage Plan, the insurance company will cover all of your Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) coverage. Your Medicare Advantage plan may also give you prescription drug coverage or other benefits like dental, vision, and transportation coverage.

What are my options for Medicare Advantage?

When it comes to Medicare Advantage in Las Vegas, you can choose between Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs), and Special Needs Plans (SNPs) which are a variation on an HMO. You may have read online about Private Fee For Service (PFFS) plans, and Medicare Cost Plans. These options are not currently available in Nevada. It may seem overwhelming but in the simplest terms, you have two basic options when you choose Medicare Advantage in Las Vegas: HMO or PPO. When you join Medicare Advantage in Las Vegas you should know that all of the Medicare Advantage plans currently offered here include Prescription Drug Coverage known as Medicare Part C.

How do I get Medicare Advantage in Las Vegas?

To join a Medicare Advantage plan in Las Vegas, you must have Original Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Part B (Medical Insurance). Even though your Medicare benefits will come from your Medicare Advantage plan, you still need to keep paying the premium for Medicare Part B. To join Medicare Advantage in Las Vegas you need to meet with an agent who represents the plan. The agent will explain the details of the plan and enroll you. What makes the Medicare Store so unique is that we are agents with every Medicare plan in Las Vegas. We don’t try to persuade you one way or another. We help you make an informed decision about which Medicare Advantage plan you want to join and we enroll you into that plan. Best of all, there is no cost to you for our services.

More information about Medicare Advantage in Las Vegas

There are 4 insurance companies offering a number of Medicare Advantage in Las Vegas. We take the time to contract and train with all of them. Our goal is to help you find the plan that fits you.

Medicare Advantage in Las Vegas comes in two plan types: PPO and HMO

Medicare Advantage in Las Vegas - Who is Covered

Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Medicare Advantage in Las Vegas:

  • Aetna Select® PPO
  • Aetna Choice® PPO
  • Humana® PPO

Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Medicare Advantage in Las Vegas:

  • United Healthcare® MedicareComplete® HMO
  • Senior Dimensions® HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus® HMO
  • CareMore® HMO
  • Aetna Select® HMO

Special Needs Plans (SNPs)

Some of the plans come in a variation known as a Special Needs Plans (SNP). People with chronic health conditions such as diabetes, COPD, and Chronic Heart Failure qualify for these plans. Also, you may qualify for a Special Needs Plan if you have Medicaid. So, let us know your situation. There may be a Special Needs Plan available for you.

The Medicare Store is a resource for you

How we can help:

We are contracted and trained with all Medicare Advantage in Las Vegas. We meet with you one-on-one in our office or in your home. Then, we review your specific needs then match those needs to a plan.

How we recommend a plan:

We determine which plan your doctor accepts. From there, we review your prescription medications to ensure you will have good coverage. After that, we recommend a plan that will meet your needs and allow you to see the doctor that is important to you. When we are finished, you will know exactly what your health benefits and prescription drug costs will be.

How can we do this without charging you a consultation fee?

When you select a plan, we will be your agent and enroll you into it. You are entitled to have an agent and the insurance company will pay us as if we worked for them. And, you get the benefit of having an independent insurance agent. Not to mention, you will have someone who is knowledgeable about all options with Medicare Advantage in Las Vegas.



Note: The Medicare Store is not affiliated with any government agency. Also, information about Medicare Advantage in Las Vegas is available on medicare.gov

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