Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C)

Many people choose to sign up for a Medicare Advantage plan in addition to Original Medicare because it covers everything Original Medicare covers plus additional benefits. Medicare Advantage plans are available with prescription drug coverage, so you can have medical and drug coverage in one plan.

What are the types of Medicare Advantage Plans?

Health Maintenance Organization

Patients select a primary care provider (PCP) from within the network, and referrals to specialists go through your PCP.

Offered by CarePartners of Connecticut.

View CarePartners of Connecticut HMO plans

Preferred Provider Organization

No network restrictions or referrals; premiums may be higher.

Offered by CarePartners of Connecticut.

View CarePartners of Connecticut PPO plans

Private Fee-for-Service

The plan determines how much it will pay and how much you must pay for care. Not all providers may accept the plan's payment terms. Also, if your plan has a network, you may pay more to see an out-of-network provider.

Not offered by CarePartners of Connecticut.

Why choose a Medicare Advantage plan?

Additional coverage

Medicare Advantage plans typically cover vision, hearing, and health and wellness.

Filling cost gaps

Covers the cost of care that may fall outside the established scope or time frame of Original Medicare.

Managed care

Our plans offer coordinated care within a network of care providers.

How CarePartners of Connecticut Medicare Advantage plans cover the gaps

CarePartners of Connecticut Medicare Advantage (Part C) plans provide all the coverage of Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) plus coverage for important additional benefits:

  • Out-of-pocket limit to the amount you would have to pay for medical expenses in a year.
  • Available with prescription drug coverage so you can have your medical and prescription drug coverage all in one plan.
  • Coverage for routine vision and hearing exams, fitness reimbursements, worldwide travel coverage, and more.
  • We have both HMO and PPO plans. HMO plans allow you to choose a primary care physician to help coordinate the care you need and make informed decisions about your health. A PPO plan will provide you more freedom to see different doctors but you are responsible for coordinating your care.
  • We have thousands of PCPs in our network to choose from and can help you select a PCP if you don’t currently have one.
  • Monthly premiums for our Medicare Advantage plans start as low as $0.

Continue to Medicare Supplement (Part C)