The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Medicare Blog
When choosing a health plan, sometimes convenience matters. In addition to cost, coverage, and benefits, here are some other things you may want to consider as you compare Medicare options this year:
Doctor and hospital choice
Do your doctors accept the coverage? Do you pay less if you choose your hospital and health care providers from the plan’s network?
Is the pharmacy you use included in your drug plan’s network? Do they use e-prescribing? Can you get refills by mail? Remember that plan networks can change from year to year. If it’s important to you to stay with the same pharmacy, it’s worth checking to make sure they’ll still be in your plan’s network.
Maybe you travel a lot, or spend part of the year in a different state. If you do, see if your plan will cover you when you’re in all the states where youpost was originally published on this site