Seniors Have Access To Tools To Help Them Compare Medicare Plans.

December 5, 2018

On its website, NBC News (12/5, Popken) reports that even people with advanced degrees have difficulty comparing Medicare plans. The article says, “One of the best tools for comparing plans is hiding in plain sight on the official government website at medicare.gov/find-a-plan, said Kim Lankford, a Kiplinger’s Personal Finance contributing editor.” Consumers simply have to type in their “zip code, prescriptions and dosages, and the system will show” them “all the plans and estimate the out-of-pocket costs.” Meanwhile, those “who are less computer savvy or would like some extra help” can “try SHIP, the State Health Insurance Assistance Program.”



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