The Number: 83

The Number: 83

The challenge for Medicare Advantage plans is to educate members on how, when and where to use telehealth. A $40-$50 telehealth...

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New Summary: 8.10.18

New Summary: 8.10.18

HHS: HHS allows Medicare price negotiations based on Trump Administration proposal: “By allowing Medicare Advantage plans to...

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The Number: 16

The Number: 16

Just sixteen percent (16%) of Medicare plan members with chronic conditions said they had a follow-up on quality of care after a...

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The Number: 23 Million

The Number: 23 Million

Beyond the estimated 30 million people who have diabetes is another 23 million estimated to have prediabetes – defined as...

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The Number: 317 Billion

The Number: 317 Billion

Chronic disease is prevalent in a huge portion of  the Medicare Advantage population, reportedly 70% of members have at least...

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News Summary 7.21.18

News Summary 7.21.18

Modern Healthcare—CMS proposal to bring clarity to Medicare provider application: The CMS announced revisions to the provider...

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The Number: 23%

The Number: 23%

Medicare Advantage beneficiaries had twenty-three (23%) percent fewer inpatient stays than those enrolled in Traditional...

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News Summary 7.14.18

News Summary 7.14.18

New York Times: Irregular and unpredictable drug prices -- A new study analyzed the disparities in drug prices city-to-city...

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The Number: 54%

The Number: 54%

Fifty-four (54) percent of beneficiaries of Medicare Advantage believe their health plan is working with them to limit...

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News Summary 7.07.18

News Summary 7.07.18

CMS.Gov: CMS taking action to modernize Medicare home health -- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced...

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News Summary 6.29.18

News Summary 6.29.18

HealthPayerIntelligence: Low customer satisfaction for Medicare Advantage --Uncoordinated communication and little help managing...

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The Number: 3%

The Number: 3%

Just 3 percent of Medicare beneficiaries represent 25 percent of Medicare expenditures. According to a Bloomberg BNA report on...

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