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Medicare Advantage

Are Medicare Advantage Plans Worth The Risk?

The first hurdle many people face when deciding about Medicare coverage is simply understanding how the various parts fit together.

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New Benefits Await Medicare Advantage Customers

Medicare Advantage customers are about to be blitzed with an array of new insurance benefits that stray well beyond the usual coverage of doctor visits and other care.

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Medicare Advantage Overbills Taxpayers By Billions Yearly

Officials have known for years that some Medicare Advantage plans overbill the government by exaggerating how sick their patients are or by charging Medicare for treating serious medical conditions they cannot prove their patients have.

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How Does Nursing Home Care Fare Under Medicare Advantage?

Managed care is the hot trend in Medicare, with the number of seniors enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans projected to soar over the coming decade.

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4 keys to scrutinizing Medicare Advantage cuts

By Tom Murphy Ominous warnings about Medicare Advantage plans have sounded for more than a year now. Health insurers say federal funding cuts to these privately run versions of Medicare will force them to whack plan benefits, hike premiums or leave some geographic markets entirely as they continue to fight rising health care costs. The […]

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Obama administration eases pain of Medicare cuts

WASHINGTON  — Millions of seniors in popular private insurance plans offered through Medicare will be getting a reprieve from some of the most controversial cuts in President Barack Obama’s health care law. In a policy shift critics see as political, the Health and Human Services (HHS) department has decided to award quality bonuses to hundreds […]

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