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what type of medicare provider should you choose

There are 2 main ways to get your Medicare coverage— Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) or a Medicare Advantage Plan (Part C). Some people get additional coverage, like Medicare prescription drug coverage or Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap). Use these steps to help you decide what coverage you want:

Step 1: Decide if you want Original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage Plan (Iike an HMO or PPO)
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You can choose Original Medicare.
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You can choose a Medicare Advantage (MA) Plan.
Step 2: Decide if you want prescription drug coverage (Part D)
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You chose Original Medicare in Step 1.
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You chose a Medicare Advantage (MA) Plan in Step 1.
Step 3: Decide if you want supplemental coverage
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You chose Original Medicare in Step 1.
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You chose a Medicare Advantage (MA) Plan in Step 1.