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MA Premiums To Drop In 2022, But Plans Worry Cuts Could Be A Pay-For

By Maya Goldman, Michelle M. Stein / September 30, 2021 at 6:19 PM
Insurance stakeholders cheered CMS’ announcement Wednesday (Sept. 29) that the average 2022 premium for Medicare Advantage plans will be $19 per month, but they continue to worry congressional Democrats will cut MA payments as a way to pay for health reforms in their emerging reconciliation package. Meanwhile, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), a moderate who’s been unsupportive of the reconciliation package so far but holds a key vote to its passage, reportedly circulated a letter in support of MA to colleagues...


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