Medicare Minute: Original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage

Sometimes understanding the different parts of Medicare can be confusing. But it’s important to understand to help inform what coverage might be best for you. For example, what is the difference between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage? And how does Part D and prescription drug coverage fit in?

This brief video by Medicare expert, author and journalist Phil Moeller could help you get a strong start on or refresh your Medicare knowledge. For more helpful guidance, check out this guide.

New York Times bestselling author Philip Moeller is a veteran journalist and columnist who has written extensively on the topics of retirement, aging and health. His latest book is Get What’s Yours for Health Care: How to Get the Best Care at the Right Price.