Medicare Options for Seniors Seniors in five states are receiving booklets explaining a new Medicare program that is supposed to offer dozens of new health plan options. But the experiment is in trouble, the booklets have been slow to arrive, and seniors can't figure out what the heck they're supposed to do. NPR's Jon Hamilton reports.
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Medicare Options for Seniors

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Medicare Options for Seniors

Medicare Options for Seniors

Medicare Options for Seniors

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Seniors in five states are receiving booklets explaining a new Medicare program that is supposed to offer dozens of new health plan options. But the experiment is in trouble, the booklets have been slow to arrive, and seniors can't figure out what the heck they're supposed to do. NPR's Jon Hamilton reports.