When you go out of network on a Medicare Advantage PPO plan, it will likely cost you more than if you were to go IN network, but you’ll still get at least partial coverage. This is a big difference from an HMO plan, which will have 0% coverage out of network. PPO plans differ greatly on how much they will make you pay for out of network coverage, however.
To learn more about Medicare HMO plans, click here.
Sylvia Gordon, aka Medicare Mama, is an expert on all things Medicare and Social Security. She is the 2nd Generation here at The Medicare Family and has served on the advisory boards of major insurance companies like UnitedHealthcare, Cigna, and Anthem. In her free time, she can be found taking care of her animals (dogs, goats, peacocks, chickens), and reading a good book. Learn More.
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