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Medicare Advantage rates show insurers’ lobbying muscle
Modern Healthcare

Health insurers didn’t get everything they wanted from their lobbying blitz on Medicare Advantage rates, but the policies issued Monday made the industry’s political power abundantly clear.

Health plans will receive the largest increase to their capitated payments since the Affordable Care Act went into effect five years ago, and several other policy measures will ensure the private Medicare program for seniors becomes a larger focus of insurers’ revenues.