Greetings Nebraska seniors, and welcome! If you’re looking for a 2017 Medicare Advantage Plan for Nebraska seniors with Medicare, you’re in the right place. An Advantage Plan is an approved HMO or PPO healthcare plan that you can elect to replace your Original Medicare private-fee-for-service benefits. They are designed to save you money and reduce your financial risk.
Rural counties in Nebraska may have few HMO or PPO health plans, or possibly none at all. Advantage Plan providers uses hospital and doctor networks to provide care. Find your county below to start comparing plans..
Find a Nebraska Medicare Insurance Agent!
We maintain an exclusive list of Medicare insurance agents and agencies licensed to sell Medicare Advantage plans in Nebraska. Click Here to see your agents. You can request confidential quotes online to compare rates.
Medicare Advantage vs. Original Medicare with Medigap: Nebraska 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 Nebraska 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 Nebraska are are standard. That means you have the benefit of shopping by best price.
When and How to Enroll in a Nebraska Medicare Advantage Plan
If you want to enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan available in Nebraska, you can do so during an enrollment period. Nebraska seniors turning 65, and those with Medicare Disability, have an Individual Enrollment Period (IEP). Your IEP starts two months before you are eligible and ends two months after eligibility. After that you must enroll or make changes to your plan during the Annual Election Period (AEP), more commonly known as open enrollment. AEP starts 15 October and ends promptly on 7 December.
Enrollment itself is quite easy. Most people in Nebraska use an independent Medicare insurance agent. Your agent is a licensed expert who knows the details of all of the plans available in your area. They get paid to find the best plan for you, and they are restricted by law from using selling and marketing tactics deems unethical by CMS. The second way to sign up is to go directly to the Medicare.gov website or call the Medicare.gov hotline. Click here to get started.
Medicare Plans & Insurance in Nebraska
- 2017 Nebraska Medicare Advantage Plans
- 2017 Nebraska Medicare Supplements
- 2017 Nebraska Medicare Part D Plans
2017 Medicare Advantage Plans in Nebraska
The following Medicare Advantage Plans are available in Nebraska, ordered by most available. Consult your county page for availability in your area.
- UnitedHealthcare MedicareDirect Essential
- UnitedHealthcare MedicareDirect Rx
- Humana Gold Choice H2944-004
- Advantra Connect Plus
- Coventry Advantra Silver
- Coventry Advantra Platinum
- Humana Gold Plus H0028-001
- HumanaChoice H6609-004
- HumanaChoice H6609-003
- Humana Gold Plus H2012-021
- Health Alliance Medicare Guide PPO Rx
- Health Alliance Medicare Guide Plus HMO Rx
- Health Alliance Medicare Guide HMO Rx
- Coventry Total Care
- AARP MedicareComplete
- Classic Plus Rx