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Report Finds Major Flaws, Needed Improvements in the Federal Medicare Shopping Tool

When it comes to making health care insurance decisions, older Americans are told they can depend on the Medicare Plan Finder (MPF) to get reliable and accessible information. In fact, a new report finds that the federal government’s online tool to help Medicare beneficiaries and others obtain information and make decisions about coverage options in fee-for-service and Medicare Parts C and D is not delivering on that promise.

The Modernizing Medicare Plan Finder Report

Older Americans are told they can rely on the Medicare Plan Finder tool to compare and choose the plan that best meets their needs. However, a new report finds that the Plan Finder tool is not delivering on that promise.