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CMS Forecasts Medicare Advantage Pay Rate Increase
Health Leaders Media

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services caught insurers off guard Monday by announcing that the average 2015 Medicare Advantage payment rate for insurers will increase 0.4 percent.

The net positive MA payment rate change from the current year to 2015 is at odds with the 5.9 percent payment rate cut insurers had been anticipating for weeks.