Sunday, May 29

Day: September 9, 2021

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Medicare HMO – What You Don’t Know Could Hurt You

What is a Medicare HMO?A Medicare HMO is a Medicare Advantage Plan with a Health maintenance Organization as the provider network. Most Advantage Plans are network-based but not all work the same way.When enrolled in a Medicare HMO you must abide by the rules set by the plan. There are two things that distinguish an HMO from other types of Advantage Plan networks.You must choose a primary care provider and get referrals from that provider to use the services of other specialists and facilities. You must receive all of your services from the Health maintenance Organization network.On the surface those two points are acceptable, but they could pose problems under certain circumstances. You could be frustrated later on if you don't think these things through before you enroll in a plan.Don't ...