Searching Medicare Advantage Plans in Florida? Let PlanPrescriber be your resource for Florida Medicare Advantage information and plan comparisons.
Medicare beneficiaries in Florida can sign up for Medicare Advantage plans as an alternative to their Original Medicare coverage. Offered by private insurance companies in Florida, Medicare Advantage plans cover all hospitalization and medical benefits offered by Medicare Part A and Part B. Florida Medicare Advantage plans can offer additional benefits such as vision, hearing, and/or dental coverage.
The over 1 million residents enrolled in a Florida Medicare Advantage plan (Medicare Part C) account for over 9.0% of the United States total enrollment in 2011. Almost all Florida Medicare beneficiaries had access to a Medicare Advantage plan rated four or more stars with the average quality rating for all Florida Medicare Advantage plans being 3.3 stars out of five stars in 2011.
Medicare Advantage plan availability and costs vary by state. Here are some statistics on availability of Advantage plans in the state of Florida:
Additionally, here are some statistics on Florida residents enrolled in Medicare Advantage:
Many Medicare Advantage plans in Florida 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 Florida.
Here are the statistics on Florida residents enrolled in Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plans:
It is important to compare all your available plan options when selecting a Florida 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 Florida. Please note that some Medicare Advantage plans in Florida 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 Florida 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.