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Payers Expect 3 Percent Medicare Advantage Payment Cut
Health Leaders Media

The federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Monday that Medicare Advantage health plan payment rates in 2015 would increase an average of 0.4 percent. But insurers are forecasting a three percent cut in 2015 MA payments.

“While Cigna continues to review and assess the full impact of CMS’s 2015 rate changes, it’s clear that the full 2015 impact will include a reduction in payments, ” a Cigna spokeswoman said in an email Thursday.