Beneficiary Advocates Raise More Medicare Advantage Steering Concerns

By Michelle M. Stein / November 27, 2018 at 5:16 PM
Medicare beneficiary advocates are again raising concerns that the administration appears to be promoting Medicare Advantage over traditional Medicare in its education and outreach materials for open enrollment, this time pointing to CMS’ eMedicare initiative and the email campaign the agency is conducting as beneficiaries choose their coverage option for 2019. The advocates earlier this year alleged that CMS’ draft Medicare & You handbook for 2019 distorted the facts about traditional Medicare and Medicare Advantage in favor of the private...

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