Thursday, October 11, 2012

Fact Check: Medicare Advantage

Vice President Biden just claimed that enrollment in Medicare Advantage is increasing.  But as we noted previously, that’s just because the Administration decided to create a dubious “demonstration project” to delay the impact of Obamacare’s cuts until after the election.  The Medicare actuary still believes enrollment in Medicare Advantage will decline by millions in the years ahead.  Just as important, printing money to temporarily undo Obamacare’s cuts for political reasons isn’t responsible – and it’s not health “reform.”