Cost-Cutting Tips for Seniors

It's no secret that medical costs are rising. Here's how to fight back.
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Pick Part C

Trim your healthcare costs by selecting the health plan that best suits your needs. For example: Medicare Advantage (Part C) plans typically have lower premiums than traditional Medicare (Parts A and B). The trade-off? Your choice of doctors and hospitals may be more limited, says Derek J. Fitteron, founder and CEO of Medical Cost Advocate, a Wyckoff, N.J.-based medical bill–negotiation and healthcare-advocacy provider.