With Most Medicare Advantage Plans
You pay a portion of your plan cost out of pocket. With a D-SNP, Medicare and Medicaid pay most or all of the costs.
Medicare pays for a share of your medical costs first, then Medicaid pays for any costs that may be left over. Medicaid is known as the second payer for costs that are not covered or only partially covered by Medicare.
There are also D-SNP plans available that offer additional benefits for certain health conditions like: