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Medicare For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Patricia Barry

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Part III

Making Smart Choices among Medicare’s Many Options

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webextra Read a few important Medicare do’s and don’ts on the Cheat Sheet at www.dummies.com/extras/medicare.

In this part …

check.png See the big picture by looking broadly at the pros and cons of the program’s two main choices — going with traditional Medicare or joining one of Medicare’s private plans — and grasping what other decisions are required in each route.

check.png Understand specific differences between traditional Medicare and the Medicare Advantage program and the differences between types of Medicare Advantage plans.

check.png Know how to compare Part D drug plans and select the one that covers your prescriptions at the lowest cost. Discover the ins and outs of Medigap policies if you decide to buy this type of supplemental insurance.

check.png Expertly compare the details of Medicare Advantage plans offered in your area and choose ...

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