Why Privatizing Medicare is a Bad Deal & Strengthening It is the Way to Go

Why Privatizing Medicare is a Bad Deal & Strengthening It is the Way to Go

We full-heartedly agree with the Center for Medicare Advocacy (CMA) and other advocates across the country on strengthening traditional Medicare versus other proposals to privatize and weaken the program. Privatizing Medicare is a very bad deal for our country’s 55 million older & disabled people. Not only have we repeatedly seen that private Medicare Advantage plans cost more than traditional fee-for-service Medicare, they are also more cumbersome to navigate in terms of beneficiaries receiving the quality care and treatment to which they’re entitled

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