After she was seriously hurt on vacation, Molly Brooks made a giant, but not uncommon, travel insurance mistake. She left the rural Mexican hospital where she received pricey emergency services and flew home without any documentation of treatment. Her only evidence of hospitalization was a non-itemized $6,000 credit card receipt. As could be expected, this lack of documentation presented an insurmountable problem when she filed her travel insurance claim.
Medicare beneficiaries are about to get bombarded by confusing TV commercials that will run heavily from now until December. If you do what the ads say, you might regret it later.
So what’s behind this Medicare advertisement blitz? It’s designed to get you to change who provides your Medicare coverage.