According to the Administration on Aging, people ages 65 and over will comprise nearly 22 percent of the population by 2040, up from 14 percent in 2013. That means more people will begin enrolling in Medicare health plan services, which can be overwhelming.
Here is some important information about Medicare that may make the transition to a new medical plan less stressful.
Private insurance companies also offer Medicare Advantage plans (sometimes called Medicare Part C), which combine Medicare Part A and Part B and, in most cases, include prescription drug coverage. These plans often include other benefits, including wellness services and routine hearing and vision care.
Mercy accepts a variety of Medicare plans, including Medicare Advantage. When you select one of these plans, you’ll continue seeing your current primary care physician and have access to the skilled, compassionate caregivers at Mercy, while enjoying predictable medical costs.