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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