Between April 2017 and April 2018, the number of Medicare Advantage special needs plans (SNPs) increased about 10%, from 583 to 641; SNP enrollment rose about 12%, from 2,357,000 to 2,633,000. This includes SNPs for those individuals with chronic or disabling conditions, those residing in an institution (or residing in the community but have a similar level of need), and dual-eligibles. These statistics were reported by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) in its June 2018 Data Book "Health Care Spending and the Medicare Program." Section nine of the report is focused on Medicare Advantage . . .