We’re joined by Aniyizhai Annamalai, an internal medicine-psychiatry physician. Dr. Annamalai’s patients are mostly indigent, not employed due to disability, and have serious mental illnesses. Most of them qualify for Medicaid. In this episode, Dr. Annamalai shares her insights on Medicare Advantage plans and how they affect her patients. Despite the aggressive marketing, Medicare Advantage plans offer little benefit for poor and vulnerable patients. Dr. Annamalai shares real-life examples of her patients who were negatively impacted by the switch to a Medicare Advantage plan. Tune in to learn more about the Medicare Advantage debate and how it affects you.
Aniyizhai Annamalai is an internal medicine-psychiatry physician.
She shares her story and discusses her KevinMD article, “Medicare ‘Advantage’ for my indigent patients.”
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