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Medicare Advantage "Armageddon" Averted

By Dave Williamson and Max Macaluso - Apr 6, 2013 at 10:00AM

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13 million seniors are saved, and insurance stocks soar.

Everyone can exhale -- for now. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services avoided disrupting the Medicare Advantage plans of millions of seniors and sparked a huge rally in health-insurance stocks. However, this fix is not without controversy, as it counts on bipartisan lawmaking to make it last.

In this video, health-care analyst David Williamson discusses what this means for the industry and investors in both the short and long term.


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