Insurer stocks tumble after Medicare ...

Insurer stocks tumble after Medicare announcement

There are 4 comments on the KAAL story from Feb 23, 2009, titled Insurer stocks tumble after Medicare announcement. In it, KAAL reports that:

INDIANAPOLIS - Several managed care stocks sank sharply Monday, one trading day after the government surprised analysts with a lower-than-expected increase in Medicare Advantage reimbursements for 2010.

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Since: Apr 07

Centreville, VA

#1 Feb 25, 2009
good going Obama

first tank the banks now the insurance companies.

what a leader!
dandyfop

Fort Thomas, KY

#2 Mar 16, 2009
Would you prefer that Medicare Advantage enrolles continue to overpay for services that are very little more than what is offered in plain old Medicare?

Dolt.

Since: Apr 07

Centreville, VA

#3 Mar 20, 2009
dandyfop wrote:
Would you prefer that Medicare Advantage enrolles continue to overpay for services that are very little more than what is offered in plain old Medicare?
Dolt.
you're not happy with medicare and you want the same people to take over everyone else's healthcare?

dolt. indeed.
dandyfop

Fort Thomas, KY

#4 Mar 24, 2009
No, idiot.
Medicare Advantage plans offer little more than regular Medicare when it comes to benefits, but those enrolled to MA plans pay more than regular Medicare. No commentary pro or con on Medicare from me- it is about what enrolles pay. Which is why Humana's stock took that dive- MA providers are overpaid and have been for years and the government is about to take that back.

Reading comprehension is not a strong suit I take it.

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