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Subject:  Re: Oopss....error...error Date:  10/27/2009  10:21 AM
Author:  telegraph Number:  21437 of 73684

"(And even these numbers may unduly favor private plans: A recent General Accounting Office report found that in 2006 Medicare Advantage plans spent 83.3 percent of their revenue on medical expenses, with 10.1 percent going to non-medical expenses and 6.6 percent to profits—a 16.7 percent administrative share.) "