TITLE

HealthPocket Study: Medicare Advantage Cheapest Option for New Medicare Enrollee

PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Insurance Broadcasting;3/26/2014, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study by the healthcare information provider HealthPocket Inc. as of March 2014 related to Medicare advantage for Medicare enrollees in the U.S. Topics discussed include expenses associated with three main health coverage options such as medigap plan F with original Medicare and a Medicare drug plan, Medicare Advantage and original Medicare with a Medicare drug plan, monthly premium related to Medicare advantage and low costs associated with Medicare Advantage.
ACCESSION #
95278992

 

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