Traditional Medicare v. Medicare Advantage

It happens every year.  We are bombarded on TV with commercials enticing seniors to enroll in a Medicare Advantage Plan.  This year the notable celebrity pitchmen are Joe Namath and Jimmy “JJ” Walker of Good Times fame.  They promise and imply the world if you just sign up.  Sometimes I think they would tell you that you will live to be 100 if they could get away with it and it was on the cue card.

But, are they really a good option?  Here is the good, the bad, and the ugly…

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