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What are the parts of Medicare?

What are the parts of Medicare?

The first step to get the most out of your loved one’s health care coverage is to know the parts of Original Medicare. Watch this short video to learn more.

What is Medicare Advantage?

What is Medicare Advantage?

You may be wondering about the difference between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage (Part C). To put it simply, Medicare Advantage includes everything that Original Medicare (Part A or hospital benefits and Part B or medical benefits) covers and may add additional benefits or services, such as:
 

  • Wellness programs 
  • Flu shot benefits
  • Nurse support and more

Medicare Advantage plans are run by Medicare-approved private insurance companies, such as Aetna.

How does Medicare enrollment work?

How does Medicare enrollment work?

Turning 65 is important when it comes time to enroll in Medicare. But you’ll also need to know how Medicare enrollment works. See what your loved one needs to do to make sure they’re enrolled in their former employer’s or union’s Medicare Advantage plan.

 

What’s included with Aetna Medicare Advantage plans?

 

All Aetna Medicare Advantage plans offered through a former employer or union include a variety of resources to help your loved one live their best lives in retirement. These programs include:

 

 

Find out more

To find out what programs your loved one has available, call the number on the back of their Aetna ID card.

Caregiving resources

Caregiving resources

Home safety checklists, tools to help manage medication dosages, local community support, sample care plans — find this information and more in our resources below. They’re available for download at no cost to you.

How to help your loved one achieve their best health

How to help your loved one achieve their best health

For Christopher Ciano of Aetna Medicare, helping people navigate the health system is personal. As the caregiver for his 91-year-old parents, Ciano shares advice on how to manage the daily challenges of supporting your loved one’s health needs.