Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)* Medicare Advantage is an "all in one" alternative to Original Medicare. These "bundled" plans include Part A, Part B, and usually Part D. In most cases, you will need to use doctors who are in the plan's network (for non-emergency or non-urgent care). Ask your doctor if they participate in any Medicare Avantage Plans.
A Medicare Advantage Plan that provides all Original Medicare Part A and Part B health coverage and sometimes covers Part D prescription drug coverage. PPOs have network doctors and hospitals but you can also use out-of-network providers, usually at a higher cost.
Long term care is the assistance a person may need with the basic activities of daily living - eating, bathing, dressing, transferring, toileting, and continence. Long term care consists mainly of personal care rather than medical care, which is typically covered by a health plan.
A stand-alone drug plan that adds prescription drug coverage to Original Medicare.
Plans offering additional benefits for consumers who are looking to cover needs for dental, vision or hearing. These plans are not affiliated or connected with Medicare. (Some Advantage plans may offer or provide these benefits under plan permitted limits. Normally required use of in-network providers.)
Plans offering a supplemental policy to fill "gaps" in Original Medicare coverage. A Medigap policy typically pays some or all of the deductible and coinsurance amounts applicable to Medicare-covered services, and sometimes covers items and services that are not covered by Medicare, such as care outside of the country. These plans are not affiliated or connected to Medicare.
Part A (Hosptial Insurance Original Medicare)
Part B (Medical Insurance Original Medicare.
Medicare, will Not pay medical care expenses or limit coverage Outside of the U.S.A.
Some Major Medical and Supplement Insurance Plans also have no coverage Outside of the U.S.A..
Check with your insurance carrier.