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Medicare Part C, What You Need to Know

What You Need to Know About Medicare Part C

What is Medicare Part C?

Medicare Part C, also called Medicare Advantage, is an additional insurance option for people who are eligible for Medicare. These plans are offered through private insurance companies.

With original Medicare, you’re covered for Part A (hospital services) and Part B (outpatient medical services).

Medicare Part C offers coverage for parts A and B, plus additional items and services. Some of these include prescription drugs, dental, vision, and many others.

What does Medicare Part C cover?

Medicare Part C coverage must include at least the same basic services provided by the government under original Medicare. Some of these services include: