Some Medicare Advantage plans offer $0 premiums. Learn what that means and how health care companies are able to offer these low monthly premiums.
Amy Schultz brings more than 15 years of Medicare expertise to the HealthPartners Medicare blog. She is a Senior Medicare Programs Manager for HealthPartners, leading a team responsible for product management and oversight of the company’s contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Amy is an avid runner and enjoys being active with her busy family of four. Her green thumb recently inspired her to lead a community garden where the food is donated to elderly neighborhood residents.
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What’s the benefit of actually filling out all those Medicare surveys you receive? Besides helping the service itself, the survey can actually benefit you and your own health!