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A study published online today finds that the private insurance companies that participate in Medicare under the Medicare Advantage program and its predecessors have cost the publicly funded program for the elderly and disabled ...
Health May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Medicare Advantage customers may not see the drastic 2014 benefit cuts or premium hikes that insurers have been warning about after all.
Health Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Payment and policy updates have been proposed for 2014, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Advanced Notice and draft Call Letter published Feb. 15.
Health Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a study that included nearly 1.3 million Medicare beneficiaries who were either first-time enrollees or enrollees switching plans, researchers found a positive association between enrollment and publicly reported Medicare ...
Health Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Managing care and competition: Efficiencies of integrated care and improved risk assessment seen in Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage (MA), with more than 10 million enrollees, is the largest alternative to traditional Medicare. MA's managed care approach was designed to provide coordinated, integrated care for patients and savings for ...
Health Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Elderly beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare plans are more satisfied with their health insurance, have better access to care, and are less likely to have problems paying medical bills than people who get insurance through ...
Health Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Medicare patients who have advanced non-small cell lung cancer appear to get no survival benefit from adding the drug Avastin to standard chemotherapy, researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer ...
Cancer Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Because healthy enrollees cost them less, Medicare Advantage plans would profit from selecting seniors based on their health, but Medicare strictly forbids practices such as denying coverage based on existing conditions. ...
Health Jan 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In health care, more choice may not always lead to better choices, particularly for the elderly.
Health Aug 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |