What is Medicare advantage program?
Medicare is government run and funded program which is designed for the elderly people of 65 years or more than 65 years. This program comes with variety of health benefits and advantages. Medicare advantage program is one of them. This program is based on the joint venture between government and some specific private insurance companies. In advantage plan health beneficial programs are designs and offered by private companies while approval of these plans is given by the Medicare.
These plans are also known by the Part C of the Medicare plan or MA plans. In this program Medicare pays some specific amount of money to the companies for the provision of the plan. These programs also offer all benefits of Medicare plan including prescription coverage as well.There are different types of medicare advantage program is available like preferred provider organization and health maintenance organization. Individual can select best plan according to the needs.