“Insurance companies and other brokers are making false or misleading claims to dupe senior citizens into purchasing Medicare Advantage plans,” according to a recent U.S. Senate Finance Committee report.

The report — which comes as we are being flooded with paid internet ads, postal mailings, telephone calls, and TV and radio promotions — states that the number of Medicare beneficiary complaints about “dubious private-sector marketing tactics” more than doubled from 2020 to 2021.

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