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Originally published Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 3:00 PM

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News Summary: Health insurers boost US stocks

GOOD MEDICINE: Health insurance companies led U.S. stocks higher Tuesday, a day after the government released revised reimbursement rates for Medicare Advantage plans. The new numbers suggest that funding cuts will be less severe than analysts and companies had feared.

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GOOD MEDICINE: Health insurance companies led U.S. stocks higher Tuesday, a day after the government released revised reimbursement rates for Medicare Advantage plans. The new numbers suggest that funding cuts will be less severe than analysts and companies had feared.

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