How to Choose a Medicare Advantage Plan

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We just completed our first client survey at GIardini Medicare. One question that we asked was, “What was the hardest thing to deal with in your transition to Medicare?”

We thought the answer would be overwhelmingly the government.


The #1 most difficult thing for consumers was understanding the differences between Medigap policies and Medicare Advantage plans.

I’ve already written about Medigap, so it’s time to dig into the Medicare Advantage side of the world.

We primarily work with people who are transitioning to the Medicare system. That could be when a person is turning 65 and they are leaving their ACA coverage behind. Or it could be that they are 68-years old and leaving the workplace and their employer-sponsored coverage that was provided while working.