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Who are we?

Florida Hospital, a division of Adventist Health System, consists of 23 hospitals, 22 urgent care centers and a network of over 4,000 physicians and multiple ancillary providers from coast to coast. Florida Hospital serves the needs of patients from Tampa to Orlando which includes all of Central Florida up to Orange City, DeLand, Palm Coast, Ormond and Daytona Beach.

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What are Medicare Advantage Plans?

Medicare Advantage (MA) plans are offered by companies that contract with the federal government to manage your benefits. Medicare Advantage plans include all of the benefits that come with Part A and Part B, and some also include Part D. Medicare Advantage plans that include Part D are also called Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plans (MA-PD). Sometimes Medicare Advantage plans are referred to as Part C plans.

Most Medicare Advantage plans also include extra benefits and services that Original Medicare doesn't offer, like fitness center memberships, worldwide emergency care, financial protection against unlimited medical expenses, health and wellness programs, nurse advice over the phone, and programs to measure clinical and customer service quality.

Medicare Advantage plans are different from Medicare "supplements" or Medigap plans because Medicare Advantage plans replace your original Medicare coverage, handling all of your claims on your behalf. Medicare supplement plans work with original Medicare. With supplement plans, your provider will bill original Medicare, and your supplement plan will help pay for some or all of your deductibles that original Medicare would normally bill you for.

To enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan you must meet all three requirements:

  • Be eligible for Part A and enrolled in Part B
  • Not be diagnosed with end-stage renal disease
  • Live within the service area of Volusia and Flagler counties at least 6 months out of the year

If you would like to attend one of our seminars where you can find out more about Florida Hospital Care Advantage options, click "Seminars". If you are ready to enroll click, "I'm ready to enroll."


Y0089_MP3536FH Approved 11/06/2013
Last updated: 10/01/2013