Friday, December 4, 2009

‘Medicare Advantage’ at Issue in Senate

David M. Herszenhorn of The New York Times discusses the focus of today's senate debate with healthcare. He writes, the focus Friday will be on proposed reductions to Medicare Advantage, the privately administered plans that provide enhanced benefits but now typically cost the federal government more than traditional Medicare.

Further, "the Democrats, in the health care legislation, essentially seek to end subsidies for Medicare Advantage plans that cannot match or beat the cost of traditional Medicare."

Learn more: ‘Medicare Advantage’ at Issue in Senate

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