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Fight a Denied Medicare Advantage Claim

If a Medicare Advantage plan denies you coverage for medically necessary care, don't take it lying down. File an appeal, and your odds are good that the plan will overturn its decision.

That's the message for consumers in a recent government report examining service and payment denials in Medicare Advantage plans, which are offered by private insurers and often combine basic Medicare benefits with drug, dental and vision coverage

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