Hello Iowa seniors! On this page you will find a complete list of 2017 Medicare Advantage Plans for Iowa beneficiaries, organized by county. Not familiar with Medicare Advantage? No problem, it’s easy. An Advantage Plan replaces your Original Medicare with a traditional HMO or PPO health plan that offers you more coverage.
Be aware that some Iowa counties have more plans than others. In fact, Medicare Advantage Plans are not available in all counties. Availability is based on established hospital and doctor networks. Find and click on your county below to see plans.
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Medicare Advantage vs. Original Medicare with Medigap: Iowa Full Coverage Choices
If you’re concerned that an HMO or PPO health plan will overly limit your care, a Medicare Advantage Plan is not your only option. For a small amount more in your monthly premium you can have the best senior healthcare available. When you keep your Original Medicare and supplement it with Medicare Part D and supplemental Medicare insurance, you have full coverage with very few restrictions. Medicare supplement insurance (Medigap) in Iowa protects you from the risk of big hospital and doctor bills. See our Medicare Supplemental Insurance page for more information. You will be relieved to know that all supplement plan available in Iowa are are standard. That means you have the benefit of shopping by best price.
Iowa Medicare Advantage Enrollment Options
Medicare Advantage open enrollment for Iowa beneficiaries, called the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), happens every year starting on the 1st of October. AEP ends on the 7th of December, and your new plan election starts on the 1st of January. If you are new to Medicare, you are given a one-time Initial Enrollment Period (IEP). For most folks, their IEP happens then they reach age 65. In rare cases, Medicare will grant a special enrollment period. If you miss your IEP or the AEP, you’ll have to wait until the next AEP to enroll, so mark your calendar.
If you are ready to enroll in an Iowa MA plan, but you’re not sure how, relax, because it’s easy. To get started you’ll need a Medicare insurance agent. Your agent is licensed in your state to sell health and life insurance products. Plus, they are experts on the latest plans available, and they are required by law to follow strict selling and marketing guidelines. It’s all for your protection. If you prefer, you can purchase plans directly through Medicare.gov, as well. Click here to get started.
Medicare Plans & Insurance in Iowa
2017 Medicare Advantage Plans in Iowa
The following Medicare Advantage Plans are available in Iowa, ordered by most available. Consult your county page for availability in your area.
- HumanaChoice H6609-004
- Coventry Advantra Platinum
- HumanaChoice H6609-140
- Coventry Advantra Silver
- AARP MedicareComplete Plan 2
- AARP MedicareComplete Plan 1
- Humana Gold Plus H0028-001
- Humana Gold Choice H8145-155
- Humana Gold Choice H8145-089
- HumanaChoice H6609-138
- Health Alliance Medicare Guide PPO Rx
- Health Alliance Medicare Guide Plus HMO Rx
- Health Alliance Medicare Guide HMO Rx
- Coventry Total Care
- Medical Associates Basic Plan
- Medical Associates SmartPlan
- Medical Associates Freedom Plan
- Medical Associates Community Plan
- Gundersen Senior Preferred Value (w/Rx)
- Gundersen Senior Preferred Value (no Rx)
- Gundersen Senior Preferred Elite (w/Rx)
- Gundersen Senior Preferred Elite (no Rx)
- Meridian Prime
- Classic Plus Rx
- HumanaChoice H1418-008
- AARP MedicareComplete
- HumanaChoice H6609-003