Tag Archive | "Medicare Advantage"

Why HHS Says It’s Focusing on Disenrollment Data in MA Plan Oversight

Monday, September 18, 2017

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Sicker patients seem to be dropping out of some Medicare Advantage (MA) plans, according to a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report from April 2017. Here’s a closer look at the report and the entities involved. A Brief Look at MAs and Their 17.6 Million Beneficiaries CMS contracts with private entities to cover Medicare beneficiaries under […]

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Here’s What’s in Store for Medicare Advantage and Part D in 2018

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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Check out these bullet points for highlights from the 2018 Medicare Advantage and Part D payment and policy updates posted by CMS. Medicare Advantage Medicare Advantage (MA) plans, sometimes called Medicare Part C, are private plans approved by Medicare for people enrolled in Medicare. Medicare pays a fixed amount to the MA plan company, and […]

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