Monday, November 16, 2009

Winners and Losers in the House Bill
by GoozNews ~ 11 Nov 2009 03:54pm
Medicare Advantage
• Medicare Advantage (MA) plans face a quick transition to being capped at traditional Medicare costs, ending the subsidies for MA (§1161). CBO Option 63 scored the savings at $157 billion over 10 years.

Medicare Part D

• The much derided Medicare Part D donut hole is phased out by 2019 (§1181(a), (b)).

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