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Not So Random Selection: Medicare Agency Cuts "Churn" In Part D Enrollment

This article was originally published in RPM Report

Executive Summary

One of the Obama Administration's first moves in managing the Medicare Part D benefit is to tamp down on the number of beneficiaries who will be randomly assigned to a new plan on Jan. 1. Stability is good for the program politically, but it may also be a sign of more hands-on management by the Medicare agency in the years ahead.

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