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Social Security, advantage

Medicare Advantage: Deceptive Marketing Practices

In 1997, Congress created Medicare + Choice plans, which allowed private health insurance companies to be paid by the federal government to offer Medicare benefits through their own plans.

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Medicare Plan Finder Likely Won’t Note New $35 Cap On Out-of-Pocket Insulin Costs

Congress approved in August a $35 cap on what seniors will pay for insulin as part of the Inflation Reduction Act, along with free vaccines and other Medicare improvements.

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Medicare, claim, claims, ACA, inflation, open enrollment

5 Mistakes You’re Making With Medicare Open Enrollment

Millions of retirees are in the thick of Medicare open enrollment, which runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, but many find the process challenging.

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Medicare, Marketing

Medicare Enrollees Warned About Deceptive Marketing Schemes

Mailers designed to look like official government forms. Buses sporting scam pitches for Medicare websites. TV commercials featuring celebrities who encourage people to sign up for Medicare plans that do not always include their current doctors.

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Medicare Advantage

Medicare Advantage: A Massive Policy Toothache

I can always tell when its Medicare Open Enrollment, that 53-day period from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. My mailbox fills up with fliers, over-sized postcards and letters inviting me to join a Medicare Advantage plan.

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Open Enrollment For Marketplace Health Plans: What You Need to Know

It’s fall again, meaning shorter days, cooler temperatures, and open enrollment for Affordable Care Act marketplace insurance, sign-ups begin this week for coverage that starts Jan. 1, 2023.

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