Tag: Medicare Advantage

Associated PressOctober 4, 2019

President Donald Trump on Thursday accused Democrats of an all-out attempt to “totally obliterate Medicare” and portrayed himself as the program’s defender as he signed a directive to expand the program’s private insurance options. Trump skipped past his own proposals for Medicare budget cuts, and he ignored the fact that no Democrat is proposing to […]

Staff ReportsOctober 14, 2016

The Florida Department of Insurance Regulation has posted a buyer’s guide for people shopping for Medigap insurance. Officials moved Friday, in advance of the open enrollment period that begins this weekend for Medicare Advantage. “The office recently revised the rate information in this system to reflect the current pricing of these products by health insurance companies […]

Staff ReportsJune 7, 2016

The U.S. House is expected Tuesday to pass Congressman Vern Buchanan‘s legislation to preserve Medicare Advantage plans for thousands of older people in Sarasota and Manatee counties. “Medicare Advantage plans have a proven track record of improving health, reducing costs and offering much-needed personal choice to seniors,” Buchanan said in a statement. “I am committed to […]


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