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A new report finds that brokers and agents say that carriers are incentivizing the sale of certain types of Medicare plans over others, and that the brokers and agents would likely choose a different plan if they were shopping for themselves.

The report by The Commonwealth Fund is based on focus groups held last September with more than two dozen agents and brokers who sell Medicare Advantage plans, Medigap supplemental coverage plans, and Part D prescription drug plans.

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