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Medicare Advantage plans hit with $13 million in fines last year
Modern Healthcare

Scores of health insurers that sell Medicare Advantage and Part D plans have been slapped with fines in the past several months, including a $3.1 million penalty that was levied on Humana for various violations.

In total, the CMS imposed more than $13 million worth of fines on private Medicare insurers and prescription drug plan companies last year, compared with $4.9 million of so-called civil money penalties in 2014, according to new letters posted on the CMS’ website. In January, a CMS spokesman said the agency had not yet completed all 2015 audits.