An AHASTAT blog post today looks at the likely impact of the proposed Aetna-Humana merger on seniors in Medicare Advantage. “Keeping Medicare Advantage affordable for seniors depends on robust competition among health plans,” writes Melinda Hatton, AHA senior vice president and general counsel. “It hardly seems like a coincidence that benefits have narrowed and out-of-pocket costs have risen precipitously at the same time competition in Medicare Advantage markets has declined.” For more, visit AHASTAT.