Stop New Cuts to Medicare Advantage

America’s seniors count on Medicare Advantage for better healthcare. But Washington is proposing more cuts – cuts that would mean higher costs and fewer benefits for 17 million seniors. Tell Washington to stop new cuts to Medicare Advantage.

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From: Better Medicare Alliance

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Medicare Advantage Cuts will cost seniors benefits: testimony

Shawn Bishop, staffer on Capitol Hill, confirms the CBO analysis that says that $113 billion in cuts to the Medicare Advantage program will result in reduced benefits for its enrollees. Two points to remember:

1. 25% of people on Medicare buy MA plans for the express purpose of gaining better coverage and more benefits;

2. There are an additional $400 billion in proposed "savings" coming at the expense of Medicare in general over 10 years. That represents about 9% of Medicare outlays in that...

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From: Ed Morrissey

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Proposed Medicare Advantage Payment Cuts Will Pile on Costs

CMS' proposed payment cuts to Medicare Advantage will pile on to the added costs of the health insurance tax.

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From: MedicareChoices

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Medicare Advantage vs Medicare Supplement

Medicare Supplement (Medigpap) or Medicare Advantage - which is better for YOU? Medicare beneficiaries should know which option gives them the best access to care at the best cost.

You may do better with Original Medicare and a Medigap Policy and your neighbor may get a better deal with a Medicare Advantage policy (part C of Medicare). The crucial question involves how much time you will spend away from the servicing area...

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From: 1800insuranceCT

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Call 866-633-3472 -- ABC's of Medicare - Tennessee Medicare Supplements and Advantage Plans

For More Info Call 866-633-3472 for Assistance in Tennessee

Learn the basic ABC's of Medicare in Tennessee. What is Part A for? Part D prescription drug plans , Medicare Supplement costs, Medicare Advantage is Part C.

How to enroll in a Part D plan in Tennessee. Are all Medicare Supplements the same. How much does a Medicare Supplement cost? Are Medicare Advantage Plans affordable?

Tennessee Medicare Options Explained

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From: Health Insurance Tennessee

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Healthcare Reform: Medicare Supplement Insurance

Medicare supplement insurance (Medigap) is available in Louisiana.

Since Original Medicare was never designed to cover all your medical costs, Medicare supplement insurance (or Medigap) covers out-of-pocket costs for the gaps in coverage.

Here's how a Medicare Supplement works:

Medicare will pay its share of the applicable expenses for treatment

Then, your Medicare policy will pay its share for many costs

Medigap would pay for any costs related to Original...

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From: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

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"A Guide to Choosing a Medicare Advantage Plan: How to Use the Plan Finder" Free Preview

With this online video program, you'll learn:

• How to use the Medicare Plan Finder.Medicare provides a fantastic tool for comparing Medicare Advantage — if you know how to use it. This program provides you with a step-by-step guide for using the Medicare Plan Finder.

• What the drug payment stages are and how they'll effect your prescription drug coverage. Familiar with the term Medicare donut hole? In this video program, you'll learn about the four Medicare Part D drug payment stages...

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From: Melinda Caughill

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Apply for a Drug Plan Part D

Medicare offers prescription drug coverage to everyone with Medicare. If you decide not to get Medicare drug coverage when you're first eligible, you'll likely pay a late enrollment penalty unless one of these applies:

1. You have other creditable prescription drug coverage

2. You get Extra Help

To get Medicare drug coverage, you must join a plan run by an insurance company or other private company approved by Medicare. Each plan can vary in cost and drugs covered.

Medicare Part D...

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From: Eugene Marchenko

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Help With Medicare Part D Drug Plan Costs

Do you qualify for help with Medicare Part D drug plan costs? You may be able to change plans at anytime and virtually eliminate the need to wait for annual enrollment.

Get our Free Mini-Course: Medicare Advantage or Medicare Supplemental? Click Here:

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From: David Forbes

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Medicare Tips: Pay close attention to a Medicare Advantage plan’s maximum out-of-pocket limit

Pay close attention to a Medicare Advantage plan’s maximum out-of-pocket limit.

One critical benefit of Medicare Advantage plans is that they limit your out-of-pocket costs for Medicare Approved services at $6,700 or less.

In 2013 the average maximum out-of-pocket limit for a Medicare Advantage plan was between $4,000 and $5,000 (source). But, some plans had caps as low as $500 for Medicare approved services received “in-network.”

During the annual enrollment period, research the...

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From: eHealth

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