Has Medicare Advantage Plans Lost Their Appeal?

In Western Pennsylvania, recently more retirees are choosing traditional Medicare plan with a Medigap supplement instead of Medicare Advantage plans. According to Bill McKendree, coordinator for Allegheny County’s Apprise program, “when individuals new to Medicare are presented with balanced, objective and comprehensive descriptions of both Medigaps and Advantage plans, there is a better than 60 percent likelihood that they will select coverage through Medicare Parts A and B supplemented with a Medigap.” Read article here…..

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