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Practical Matters: Time to evaluate Medicare Advantage plans
Los Angeles Times

Two years ago, Ruth Collins found herself in a quandary. The primary-care doctor she’d been seeing for 17 years was not covered by her Medicare Advantage plan, a private Medicare plan. Instead, her health insurer tried to send her to other physicians and the insurers wouldn’t accept some charges by the provider.

Luckily, there were other options for Collins. She switched to a different Medicare Advantage plan and can now see her doctor in San Bernardino, where she lives.