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Prescription Drug Plan

Stand-alone prescription drug coverage refers to Medicare Part D plans purchased separately. Part D coverage is included in 90% of Medicare Advantage plans. Original Medicare beneficiaries are likely to have a Part D plan from one insurer and a Medigap plan from another.

What is a Medicare Part B Giveback Benefit?

The Part B giveback benefit assists Medicare beneficiaries in lowering their monthly healthcare expenses by decreasing the amount of their Medicare Part B premium. When you enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan that includes this benefit, the carrier pays either a portion or the entire monthly premium for your outpatient services.

Introduction to Medicare

Medicare is a federal healthcare program for individuals aged 65 and older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people who have permanent kidney problems may also be eligible for Medicare. The program assists with healthcare costs, but this does not fill all medical bills or the major portion of long-term care costs which in simple terms, it doesn’t pay for everything, however, its scope is essential in possessing medical costs as you get older.

What is a Medicare Savings Plan?

A Medicare Medical Savings Account (MSA) plan is a subset of a Medicare Advantage plan
(Part C). People who want more control over their health care dollars and decisions may benefit
from this type of plan. Along with this freedom comes some responsibility.


Medicare pays for much, but not all, of the cost for covered health care services and supplies. A Medigap policy can help pay some of the remaining costs