Alabama Medicare Advantage Plans

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Learn about Medicare Advantage in Alabama

Medicare beneficiaries in Alabama can sign up for Medicare Advantage plans as an alternative to their Original Medicare coverage. Offered by private insurance companies in Alabama, Medicare Advantage plans cover all hospitalization and medical benefits offered by Medicare Part A and Part B. Alabama Medicare Advantage plans can offer additional benefits such as vision, hearing, and/or dental coverage.

In 2010, there were 38 health maintenance organizations (HMOs) offered in Alabama. 214,007 beneficiaries, or 4.5% of the state's total Medicare enrollment, were enrolled in an HMO Medicare Advantage plan at this time. There were also 167,080 Alabama residents enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Drug Plan (MAPD), accounting for 20% of the total population enrolled in Medicare.

Statistics on Alabama Medicare Advantage Plans

Medicare Advantage plan availability and costs vary by state. Here are some statistics on availability of Advantage plans in the state of Alabama:

Additionally, here are some statistics on Alabama residents enrolled in Medicare Advantage:

Alabama Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plans

Many Medicare Advantage plans in Alabama also include prescription drug coverage. These plans, also known also known as Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plans or MAPDs, combine health and prescription drug coverage into one private insurance plan available to Medicare beneficiaries in Alabama.

Here are the statistics on Alabama residents enrolled in Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plans:

Compare Alabama Medicare Advantage Plans

It is important to compare all your available plan options when selecting a Alabama Medicare Advantage plan. The availability and cost of Medicare Advantage plans varies depending on your state and county of residence. Premiums for a Medicare Advantage plan with the same coverage and benefits can vary between different counties within the state of Alabama. Please note that some Medicare Advantage plans in Alabama may offer premiums as low as $0.

You should also decide whether or not you want prescription drug coverage with your Medicare Advantage policy through a MAPD plan. Remember that Medicare Advantage plans may offer additional benefits beyond what is included in Original Medicare coverage. Hence, it is even more important to compare plans with the benefits best suited for your needs.

To start comparing Medicare Advantage plans in Alabama today, enter your zip code above for a customized list of plans available in your area. You can also enter in your prescription drugs to further tailor your search and cost estimations.

Data provided by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

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