Medicare’s midterm punts, MA marketing schemes, and a closer look at the Abiomed deal

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Medicare punts big moves ahead of midterms

Medicare unleashed an avalanche of payment regulations and rules in the past week, and there was a subtle theme hanging over everything: Don’t rock the boat too much for the industry or for seniors, a crucial voting bloc in this week’s midterm elections.

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