The Costly, Confusing Medicare Choices Facing 62 Million Americans

It’s Medicare open enrollment — the one chance each year that all 62 million beneficiaries have to shop for better coverage. But choosing a new plan is much harder and riskier than it seems.


Guests:

Lilyan Grossman, Medicare beneficiary

Tricia Neuman, ScD, Senior Vice President and Executive Director of the Program on Medicare Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation

Amal Trivedi, MD, Professor of Medicine and Health Services, Policy, and Practice, Brown University


Dig deeper into the research and tradeoffs of shopping around for Medicare plans: https://tradeoffs.org/2021/10/28/medicare-open-enrollment 


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