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Who is eligible for Medicare Advantage options?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine

Anyone who is eligible for Original Medicare is eligible for Medicare Advantage. However, since the plans are run by private companies, there may be additional eligibility requirements or different enrollment periods, so check with the plan you choose.

Read the plan carefully before you sign up and be aware of frequent changes to the plan.

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