This was the most anticipated Advance Notice of Medicare Advantage Payments in years, and the industry unexpectedly ducks bullets, in risk adjustment, Star Ratings and elsewhere. It's got a few unicorn farts in it, and a couple puffs of Chanel No. 5 as well.
Voters, and the industry, may end up liking parts of both Republican and Democratic ideas. They might ask a reasonable question: Why can't we take the best from both sides?