medicare advantage

Medicare Advantage

If you’re under 65, chances are you don’t know a lot about a program known as Medicare Advantage. But you will be hearing a lot more about it soon. It has become a major front in the growing war that the insurance industry is waging on the Obama Administration’s health reform effort. On Tuesday, the health insurance lobby launched a

Dear Insurance Company, You Have a Right to be Wrong

Before the lunch break in the Senate Finance Committee’s markup on health reform legislation, members engaged in a long and ultra-wonky debate on Medicare Advantage. The debate was essentially about whether more than $100 billion in cuts to Medicare Advantage will lead to a reduction in benefits. At the risk of being unclear, the …