The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services may be having problems with its Affordable Care Act program, but its Medicare Advantage program looks good.
Managers of the Medicare program are preparing to start the first Medicare Advantage and Medicare Plan D prescription drug plan annual enrollment period under President Donald Trump on Oct. 15. The enrollment period is set to end Dec. 7.
(Related: 2017 Medicare Advantage Hole Rankings)
Health insurers, health maintenance organizations and other carriers are feeding county-by-county plan data into CMS computers. CMS recently posted a copy of the county-by-county data file here.