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Market Concentration and Potential Competition in Medicare Advantage

Description
Examines competition among Medicare Advantage plans using county-level data on plans offered and enrollment for 2009-2017. Addresses market concentration in rural areas. Discusses the importance of plan competition to keep insurance prices down.
Author(s)
Richard G. Frank, Thomas G. McGuire
Date
02/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Commonwealth Fund
Tagged as
Health insurance · Medicare · Policy · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data