7 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MEDICARE ADVANTAGE
More than 23 million seniors and people with disabilities choose Medicare Advantage. Unlike traditional Medicare, Medicare Advantage delivers better services, better care, better value, & continues to receive high rates of satisfaction from members who use it.
HERE'S THE 7 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUTMEDICARE ADVANTAGE
#1. POPULAR AND GROWING
Medicare Advantage plans cover more than 23 million Americans. That's 35% of all Medicare eligibles in the nation. People are choosing Medicare Advantage plans because they deliver better services, better care, and better value.
#2. Delivers Better Services
Medicare Advantage provides the same benefits as traditional Medicare - and so much more.
#3. Helping People Stay Healthy
Medicare Advantage performed better than traditional Medicare on 16 of 26 clinical quality measures, including hospital readmissions, breast/colon cancer, & medication adherence.
#4. Providing Better Financial Security
Medicare Advantage caps out of pocket costs each year. These can help protect seniors and people with disabilities financially in addition to their physical health. BY doing so, vulnerable seniors - like those who make less than 30K a year, who overwhelmingly choose Medicare Advantage - have access to stable, high quality health care.
#5. Payments Equal to Traditional Medicare
Today, the Medicare program spends the same amount on average for Medicare Advantage as it does traditional Medicare. But because Medicare Advantage plans deliver more benefits and better value than traditional Medicare, Americans are getting more for less.
#6. Seniors Give Medicare Advantage High Marks
Affordability, competition, additional benefits, broader choice, flexibility - No wonder those who choose Medicare Advantage are overwhelmingly satisfied (93%) with their plans.
#7. Reducing Costs for Taxpayers
Medicare Advantage also helps drive down costs for taxpayers: the more people who enroll in Medicare Advantage, the slower costs grow for traditional Medicare.
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