Medicare Advantage plan is an alternative to the original Medicare program. When you have both Part A and Part B plans of Medicare covered, you can enroll for Medicare advantage plan (Part C), with a private company of your state, for administering and managing Medicare benefits. South Carolina Medicare Advantage plans have undergone some major changes in the year 2010.
From the time of its inception, this program has been in controversies, as the U.S. Government pays huge amount of money for managing the Medicare benefits of each individual per year, to the private companies. The changes announced had impact on the companies which are responsible for administering these plans and also the enrolled individuals. Some important changes made to Medicare Advantage plan include:
Individuals of South Carolina need to re-examine these plans, keeping the changes in mind, to know how these plans will work out for them in future. Some might find these revised plans to be advantageous; while others may opt for a reasonable plan of Medicare Insurance elsewhere.