You are new in this and you have no idea where to start, I probably get you. To start with, you will need to read and do research for you to understand what Medicare advantage plans are really for. Consulting a friend is a great idea but it is not the correct move to make. Consulting an expert will give you the opportunity to ask unclear questions and everything will be taken step by step, it is up to you to make the right decision.
As the law states no one should come door to door selling any Medicare products, so do not make that mistake of finding yourself being conned. It is also unlawful for a person to call you through the phone and start asking for your personal information like financial statements or credit card. Walk in to the Medicare advantage plan office near you or contact the plan’s Medicare you yourself and join online.
For some people it is easier to enroll for a Medicare advantage plan because it will automatically happen while others it will depend when they become eligible. You can definitely enroll in Medicare part A or part B, it is also to enroll in both Medicare. There are contacts left on the plan’s website in case you feel like having one.
You need to know that you have the right to enroll dis-enroll or switch to another Medicare advantage in 2018, though there are rules that should be followed. Make sure you read and understand these rules before joining any of the Medicare advantage plan.
Always watch out for penalties that may occur while switching policies. A Medicare advantage plan is offered by private companies. If you are a newbie in the plan you can change your mind in any ear and switch to other Medicare advantage plan.
You can get help from a friend who already has a Medicare advantage plan but the best way is to consult an expert and get to know more about these plans. For those who are new to any Medicare advantage plan have an initial period for enrollment. A background check is important for those who have never enrolled or joined any plan.
Remember that for one to use the Medicare plan in a certain hospital the hospital must be registered in the plan. Checking in to non-registered hospital will make you pay for more than you could have used in the primary hospital.