Medicare Advantage: An Overview

Mulligan, Jaime
June 2009
ACA News (American Chiropractic Association);Jun2009, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p10
The article offers updates on the Medicare Advantage plans for chiropractic Medicare beneficiaries in the U.S. It states that the Medicare Advantage plans belong to Medicare Part C which is formerly known as Medicare+Choice. It outlines the Medicare Part C options for beneficiaries including Medicare Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Plans, Medicare Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Plans, and Medicare Special Needs Plans.


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