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AHIP cheers release of Medicare health, drug plan ratings
Modern Healthcare

America’s Health Insurance Plans on Friday had reason to celebrate after HHS released the 2013 quality ratings for Medicare’s health and drug plans. “Currently, 37% of Medicare Advantage beneficiaries are enrolled in a plan with four or more stars, an increase from 24% in 2011,” Karen Ignagni, president and CEO at AHIP, said in an e-mail. “This increase is indicative of the commitment by Medicare Advantage plans to advance new and innovative strategies to improve healthcare quality and health outcomes.”