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Obamacare Was Supposed To Kill Medicare Advantage. It Only Made It Stronger.

Marilyn Tavenner is about to make an unprecedented move: From head of Medicare, to the nation’s top lobbyist for private insurers — in just six months.

Tavenner will succeed Karen Ignagni as the CEO of America’s Heath Insurance Plans, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. Tavenner had served as the administrator of CMS for more than three years, where she was responsible for Medicare, Medicaid, and much of Obamacare’s implementation.