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The politics of Medicare funding

CQ Budget, Episode No. 268

Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said the rule would help ensure that patients could receive timely access to care.
Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said the rule would help ensure that patients could receive timely access to care. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

President Joe Biden’s accusation that Republicans are trying to cut Medicare triggered a counterattack by the GOP: that the Biden administration wants to cut benefits in Medicare Advantage plans. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman and Jessie Hellmann unpack the basis of those claims and the potential impact of new administrative rules for the privately run Medicare Advantage plans.

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