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Insurers Defend Medicare Advantage in Wake of HHS Warning
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The deadline for 2011 Medicare Advantage carrier bids this Monday provided another flash point in the ongoing clash between insurers and the government, as cuts to the MA program—as well as the possibility of higher rates for seniors—inch closer to enactment.

The latest tiff comes as lawmakers who voted for major cuts to MA now appear concerned that those cuts could be passed on in the form of higher rates or fewer benefits for seniors.