Roosevelt Institute | Cornell University

Medicare Advantage and Fear of the Unknown

By Alex Gomez Published March 23, 2016

Cost-cutting measures put into effect by the Affordable Care Act led industry experts and government officials to predict a mass exodus from Medicare Advantage Plans. Six years after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, these predictions have been proven wrong. Enrollment in Medicare Advantage has increased by more than 50%, highlighting the fear private insurers have in taking on people enrolling through public marketplaces.