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Where do I find information about the Medicare Advantage plans in my area?

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In most parts of the world, Medicare Advantage plans are affordable. Use the Medicare Plan Finder at www.medicare.gov/find-a-plan to start your quest for a plan, or contact the local State Health Insurance Assistance Program (or SHIP) at www.shiptacenter.org.

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Updated on:
March 16, 2021

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