I will be turning 65 in January and face decisions regarding options for supplemental/drug/advantage plans.  I am leaning towards an advantage plan, but would like to draw from the collective experience of this group.  I use a pump, so pump supplies must be included.  [I understand the basic differences between traditional pay-for-service and advantage (PPO or HMO) plans.]

Have you tried both?  What are your experiences

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Thanks to all for your comments.  Based on what was posted here, I researched both advantage and supplemental plans using resources recommended here (and elsewhere, as well) and went with supplemental coverage available through my former employer.  100% of my pump supplies will be covered, even in the most unlikely event Medicare would reject my claim.

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