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Could you be getting key benefits for less money? CarePartners of Connecticut, one of the only Medicare Advantage plans in the state built with, and guided by, Connecticut doctors, can help you find the perfect plan for your needs and budget. With prices rising steadily everywhere, it’s more important than ever to protect your finances. CarePartners of Connecticut HMO and PPO plans help protect your finances by putting a cap on the amount you have to spend for covered services – and it’s one of the lowest in the state! Download your FREE Medicare Buyer’s Guide to start comparing plans.*

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