By Jeff Rothstein I October 6, 2020
Medicare Advantage Plans (MAPD) are becoming increasingly popular with Medicare beneficiaries. If you currently have a Medicare Advantage Plan, you know it covers many products and services including:
But what do you do when your plan refuses to cover an item or service you need?
If you enrolled with a licensed and certified MAPD agent, call them and they will assist you. If not, you do have the right to ask your Medicare Advantage Plan to provide or pay for items or services you think should be covered, provided, or continued. To resolve these differences with your plan, you must know how to file an appeal.
Once you start the appeals process, you can disagree with the decision made at any level of the process and can generally go to next level. If you reside in South Florida, call Jeff Rothstein at South Florida Medicare. He can be reached at 954-270-9114. Jeff is a licensed and certified independent agent representing most MAPD and Medigap plans in Broward and Palm beach Counties and all his services are available at no cost to you as the insurance companies compensate him.