Original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage:
|Who offers the coverage|
Private insurance companies
Original Medicare includes
What it covers
Plans can also offer
Part A is free for most people.
The standard monthly premium for Medicare Part B enrollees is $164.90 in 2023.
Medicare also charges
What it costs
Each Medicare Advantage plan sets
Generally speaking, Part B covers about 80 percent of a person’s health care costs,
Annual cap on
Medicare Advantage plans