ACA Medicare Advantage Cuts May Disrupt Coverage: Insurers

Law360, New York (September 20, 2013, 8:05 PM EDT) -- The Affordable Care Act’s roughly $200 billion in payment cuts to Medicare Advantage over the next decade could hurt beneficiaries who will see premiums rise and have their coverage disrupted, health insurance trade group America's Health Insurance Plans said Thursday after the Health Department estimated such premium increases.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that the average Medicare Advantage premium is estimated to tick up slightly, to $32.60, in 2014, a $1.64 increase, according to the agency’s statement Thursday. 

While premiums for Medicare...
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