People often ask “can I choose my own doctor with Medicare?”
Enrollment in original A & B of Medicare, commonly referred to as Original Medicare, typically provides a great amount of flexibility to choose your own doctor or healthcare provider. Whether that’s a doctor’s office, a hospital, or any other healthcare facility. Enrollment in original A & B of Medicare provides you access to anyone who takes Medicare as payment.
If you’re enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan, be aware that to retain the highest level of benefits you’re going to want to choose someone within the network of providers. Make sure that you’re utilizing the providers within their contracted network. Otherwise you could be out of pocket more than you thought.