Medicare Advantage will cheat you.

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    • #485469
      HassleCat
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      https://prospect.org/health/medicare-advantage-is-a-massive-scam/

      There is no substitute for Medicare for All. Many seniors are getting suckered in by TV ads featuring Joe Namath and Jimmie Walker. Since these programs are run by insurance companies, you know the deal, right? Just because these supplemental plans are blessed by the government doesn’t mean they’re a good deal.

    • #485474
      Punxsutawney
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      Getting off and back to regular Medicare is difficult, because it’s hard to get the part
      “supplemental” coverage. At least that’s what I’ve heard from a number of seniors.

      In America, “Liberty” means “Free to Die in Service of Capital” - Amfortas the hippie.

      Most of today’s elites have the moral and social reasoning capacities of spoiled toddlers.

      “People of privilege will always risk their complete destruction rather than surrender any material part of their advantage...but the privileged also feel that their privileges, however egregious they may seem to others, are a solemn, basic, God-right. The sensitivity of the poor to injustice is a trivial thing c

      • #485477
        gordyfl
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        And if you want to switch from Medicare Advantage to Original Medicare, the private insurance companies can deny you a supplemental (Medigap) and by law, they don’t have to give you a reason you were denied.

    • #485490
      Snort McDork
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      Mainly because I don’t have cable. And don’t plan on signing up for it.

      I ignore ad’s on the internets too.

      I'm Snort McDork and I approved this message.

      "I like Birdy Num-Nums"

      If you come for Nina Turner, Your ish better be airtight like Tupperware" -Rashida Talib

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