If you think that cutting off government funding isn’t a bad idea, think about the tens of thousands of people who will lose their Medicare Advantage when Coventry and Well Care shut their doors in 2010. Medicare Advantage recipients will be wondering what hit them not to mention asking themselves they are going to do for an alternative.
You will be guaranteed issue for 63 days once your Medicare Advantage plan(s) are no longer in effect. In order to get a jump on planning for the future, talk to a local health insurance agent now. Choose one that knows Medicare intimately and is able to walk you through what alternatives you may have left to choose.