Medicare Advantage, or Medicare Part C are Medicare supplement plans that are sold by private companies with the approval of state and federal regulators and must follow the same guidelines as standard Medicare. Depending on where you live, the options available to you may vary. Clear Spring Health is here to help you find the best options available to you in South Carolina.
South Carolina counties may have as many as 48 different Medicare Advantage Plans to choose from and plans available in one county may not be available in another.
Clear Spring Health has partnered with Eon Health to bring more Medicare Advantage choices to South Carolinians.
U.S. citizens are eligible for Medicare if they meet the following requirements:
South Carolina offers a Medicare Savings Program (MSP) for people with limited income that helps them pay some or all of their Medicare premiums. The program operates in three categories of eligibility:
Each of these eligibility categories lay out their own income requirements, but all plans require that:
For individuals receiving Medicare benefits in South Carolina who also need assistance in paying for Medicare, you can learn about programs for payment assistance here: See Payment Assistance Options.
Need other Medicare assistance in South Carolina? Visit the South Carolina Department of Aging.
If you’re a Medicare recipient or a caregiver and have questions about Medicare Advantage plans (Part C), Medicare Part D, or long-term care insurance, you can contact the SC chapter of Seniors’ Health Information Program (SHIP). SHIP also assists with Medicare billing questions. SHIP counselors are not licensed insurance agents and they do not sell or endorse any Medicare plans, products, or companies. Learn more about South Carolina SHIP.