Biden administration proposes changes to private Medicare plans to increase awareness of extra benefits available to seniors

Benefits like access to behavioral health care, fitness and dental plans are marketed, but not frequently used.

News 12 Staff

Nov 8, 2023, 1:18 PM

Updated 257 days ago

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The Biden administration wants to make changes to private Medicare plans.
The proposals are meant to increase awareness of the extra benefits available to seniors.
For example, benefits like access to behavioral health care, fitness and dental plans are marketed, but not frequently used.
The administration says the goal is to ensure the federal funding going into these benefits, gets to seniors.
Click here for more information from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


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