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Medicare Advantage Enrollment Still Rising

Doctor providing information to an elderly couple.
The Florida Channel
Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

Enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans is booming at 14.4 million nationally, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. In Florida, enrollment increased 10 percent last year to 1.3 million; that represents 36 percent of Florida Medicare patients. 

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