Original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage: How do they compare?

With Medicare Annual Enrollment upon us, now is the time to review whether your Medicare coverage is a good fit for your health care needs and make any needed changes for 2021. 

A growing number of people –more than 25 million* – are choosing Medicare Advantage. So, what’s the difference between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage? Check out this chart for a helpful overview.

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Medicare Annual Enrollment runs through Dec. 7 and offers an opportunity to review your current plan and health needs so you can make an informed decision about your coverage for the coming year.

To view plans in your area, visit UHCMedicareHealthPlans.com.


*Medicare Advantage Enrollment data is from CMS, July 2020.