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Medicare Advantage: HMO Special Rules


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Medicare HMOs must provide a minimum of rights, such as direct access to a specialist if you have a serious health condition.

HMO Managed care type of Medicare Advantage plans must also contain provision for what Medicare calls Emergency Care and Urgently Needed Care. Learn the rules now "just in case" -- including what to do if you travel outside the Plan's area or outside the U.S. 

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