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Enrollment in Medicare Advantage continues to climb steadily, even as spending reductions enacted in the Affordable Care Act reduce historical overpayments to the private plans. Almost one in three (31 percent) people on Medicare, or 16.8 million beneficiaries, were enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan in March 2015 – up by more than one million beneficiaries from 2014.