Understanding Medicare

Understanding Medicare

Whether you’re turning 65 and exploring Medicare for the first time, or looking for a Medicare option to meet your needs, we’re here to help.


Learn About Medicare

We get it—the world of health care and Medicare can be confusing.

Here you’ll find articles and information that explain everything from the basics of Medicare to the details of how each kind of Medicare works, including who’s eligible, the benefits and costs, how and when to enroll, and more.

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What is Medicare Advantage (Part C)?

Learn about Medicare Advantage Plans, including eligibility, what they cover, and any extras not offered by Original Medicare.

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What is Medicare Supplement Insurance?

Get the basics of Medicare Supplement plans, including the Medicare options they work with, and what they cover.

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What is Medicare Part D?

Learn about Medicare prescription drug coverage, including available Part D plans, advantages, eligibility, and costs.

What is Medicare?

The basics of Medicare.

Choosing a Medicare Plan

Steps to follow when deciding which plan is right for you.

What is Original Medicare (Part A and Part B)?

Find out how Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) works.

Medicare Part B vs. Part D

Find out how Part B and Part D help to cover prescription drugs.

Confused by Medicare terms?

Where are you in your Medicare journey?

Select the one that best describes you:

Notice for persons eligible for Medicare because of disability:

In the following states, all Medicare Supplement plans are available to persons eligible for Medicare because of disability: California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, and Wisconsin.