Regarding the article Lehman collapse leads to loss of Medicare HMO contract:
This may happen more frequently with the meltdown of the economy, leading to even less choice for Medicare beneficiaries. Instead of putting these beneficiaries into traditional Medicare, CMS is putting them into other Medicare Advantage plans that run the same risk. How's that for gambling with the interests of your beneficiaries?
This is another sign that we cant afford not to expand Medicare into a national single-payer system.
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