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Old 03-13-2013, 11:00 AM
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We are just going through this medicare sign up. If you are relatively healthy, is the Medicare Advantage plan superior to the Supplemental plan?
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Old 03-13-2013, 07:11 PM
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We save $400 per month by going from Traditional Medicare, supplement and Pharmacy plan to Preferred care Partners. Our care with Preferred Care has been good. This includes a hernia operation last year. Preferred Care has an office in Sumter Landing and will answer any questions.
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My husband and mother bother saved a ton of money going with a Medicare Advantage vs traditional medicare and a supplemental. Not even sure being relatively healthy plays a role in the decision. Services seem to be comparable - only issue may be the doctors you can use.
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We've been more than satisfied with Preferred Care Partners. Being "healthy" or not hasn't played into it at all.
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What is the difference between Preferred Care Partners and Medicare Advantage and Medicare Advantage Plus?
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Old 03-14-2013, 07:27 AM
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Preferred Care Partners offers a medicare advantage plan. They have an office in Lake Sumter Landing - would be worth your time to go and talk with them.
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Old 03-14-2013, 07:34 AM
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Is Preferred Care Partners an insurance instrument? We are working with an insurance agent and she recommended Med Advantage. I can't remember why but I thought maybe we should up it to the Med Advantage Plus. But I am concerned about the hospitals that are in network like The Village Hospital...actually I am concerned about the hospitals that are NOT in network like Shands and Mayo.
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Is Preferred Care Partners an insurance instrument? We are working with an insurance agent and she recommended Med Advantage. I can't remember why but I thought maybe we should up it to the Med Advantage Plus. But I am concerned about the hospitals that are in network like The Village Hospital...actually I am concerned about the hospitals that are NOT in network like Shands and Mayo.
Just for your info---as of a couple of months ago Shands Hospital in Jax and Gainsville are part of the PCP network. I have PCP and used Shands Gainsville recently so I can be absolutely positive that this hospital is now "in network".
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