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Medicare Advantage

Medicare-advantage as a thing.

A Medicare buy-in Republicans can love

September 23, 2016 – One might assume that Republicans would never go for a Medicare buy-in, as it would expand the ranks of those who get "government-run"… Read more

A blue wave needed in 2016 elections to advance Obamacare.

A Medicare Advantage for the ACA marketplace?

September 8, 2016 – Are there means other than a 'public option to establish "government rates" as a marketplace norm? Jon Kingsdale, the founding executive… Read more

Insurance company profits.

No. Obamacare isn’t killing the insurance industry.

March 1, 2016 – As health carriers blame losses on Obamacare, their stocks gains continue to be 'yuge,' thanks to one great customer: Uncle… Read more

Hillary Clinton's public option.

A more affordable Affordable Care Act?

February 23, 2016 – There is potentially a way that a state could make coverage more affordable for all applicants. That would be to make all options public… Read more

Medicare Advantage — or DISAdvantage?

April 18, 2013 – Wendell Potter says he believes his mother is alive today because she was disenrolled from a Medicare Advantage plan that wouldn't have… Read more

Is pain-free Medicare reform possible?

January 25, 2013 – Last week, President Obama signaled that he is 'open to making modest adjustments to programs like Medicare.' Should seniors brace for bad… Read more

Are you really ready to enroll in Medicare?

November 18, 2010 – Most folks are confused by all of the health insurance options. But as confusing as that is it doesn't – in our opinion – hold a candle… Read more