Medicare Advantage Plan Switching: Exception or Norm?

(By Gretchen Jacobson, Tricia Neuman and Anthony Damico for Kaiser Family Foundation)

About one in ten Medicare Advantage plan enrollees (11 percent) in 2013 voluntarily switched to another plan in 2014 (Figure 1). Another two percent of enrollees voluntarily switched to traditional Medicare1 and another five percent were required to switch (involuntarily switched) plans because their plan exited the market. Continue reading here…..

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