KHN: As Seniors Get Sicker, They’re More Likely To Drop Medicare Advantage Plans

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medicare advantageKaiser Health News: As Seniors Get Sicker, They’re More Likely To Drop Medicare Advantage Plans 
When Sol Shipotow enrolled in a new Medicare Advantage health plan earlier this year, he expected to keep the doctor who treats his serious eye condition. “That turned out not to be so,” said Shipotow, 83, who lives in Bensalem, Pa. Shipotow said he had to scramble to get back on a health plan he could afford and that his longtime eye specialist would accept. “You have to really understand your policy,” he said. “I thought it was the same coverage.” (Shulte, 7/6)