How To Choose The Best Medicare Plan

Electronic Health Reporter

Medicare supplements in Florida are available from a wide list of providers. But how do you choose the best Medicare plan? Medicare Decisions Anyone who is interested in signing up for Medicare has many decisions […].

Aduhelm and Alzheimer’s Disease: A Potential Medicare Budget-Buster Puts A Blazing Light on Health Care Costs and Innovation

Health Populi

consumers’ bipartisan support for drug price regulation through Medicare negotiation and private/commercial sector adoption. The FDA’s approval of the first therapy to treat Alzheimer’s Disease in over twenty years brought attention to a not-yet-convened debate of U.S.

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2021 Medicare Advantage Plan Intelligence: An Early Look

Electronic Health Reporter

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in recent months predicted both lower premiums and richer benefits for Medicare Advantage (MA) […]. The article 2021 Medicare Advantage Plan Intelligence: An Early Look appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Medicare 101 for Digital Health Part 1: What is Medicare and how did it get this way?

Mobi Health News

An Intro to Medicare - and how Digital Health companies can impact the nation’s biggest payer

What Is The Best Insurance To Get With Medicare?

Electronic Health Reporter

Getting the best insurance for Medicare will require in-depth research to obtain a better idea of the best options available. The article What Is The Best Insurance To Get With Medicare? Editorial Best Supplement Insurance Companies of 2021 Medicare insurance

Medicare 101 for Digital Health Part 2: How digital health companies can gain traction in Medicare

Mobi Health News

Flare Capital Partners' Gwendolyn Lee & Dr. Dan Gebremedhin highlight digital health startups taking advantage of Medicare and key opportunities within Parts A-D for others to make their mark

How Does Medicare Cover Telemedicine?

Electronic Health Reporter

Roberts, a Medicare insurance expert and co-founder, Boomer Benefits. The article How Does Medicare Cover Telemedicine? Roberts Medicare Part B outpatient coverage Part C Medicare Advantage plan Patient co-pays and co-insurance under Part B telehealth telemedicineThis content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Danielle K.

One Medical picks up Medicare-focused provider Iora Health in $2.1B M&A

Mobi Health News

The company plans to use this M&A to gain a foothold in the Medicare space.

Permanent Expansion of Medicare Telehealth Reimbursement Announced by CMS

Telebehavioral Health Institute

On December 1, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the annual Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) final rule for 2021. The post Permanent Expansion of Medicare Telehealth Reimbursement Announced by CMS appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

3 Tips For Maintaining Medicare Member Loyalty During COVID-19

Electronic Health Reporter

The COVID-19 pandemic likely has Medicare members thinking ahead when it comes to their insurance plan and questioning whether they would be covered if they contract […]. Editorial John Coleman Medicare Member Loyalty Welltok

A Profile of People in Medicare Advantage Plans – HealthMine’s Survey of “Digital Immigrants”

Health Populi

There are over 60 million enrollees in Medicare in 2019, and fully one-third are in Medicare Advantage plans. Medicare is adding 10,000 new beneficiaries every day in the U.S. Medicare Advantage enrollment is fast-growing, shown in the first chart where over 22 million people were in MA plans in January 2019. The most-trusted touch-point among Medicare Advantage members, by far, is the doctor or care provider valued by virtually everyone polled (94%).

Insurance Carriers Embrace Telehealth Part I — Medicare Advantage

Ortholive

20 million Americans enrolled in Medicare beneficiaries are about to embrace telehealth. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 takes effect this year, and with it, Medicare Advantage customers will have access to telemedicine services to improve their lives.

Medicare Advantage Telehealth: Creating Better Outcomes, Lower Costs

Health Recovery Solutions

Remote monitoring and telehealth, coupled with in-home clinical care, enables the provision of high-quality care for Medicare Advantage members—particularly high-acuity, high-cost members. Patient Engagement chronic disease Payer Industry trends medicare advantage

House bill mandates Medicare Advantage plans adopt electronic prior authorization

FierceHealthIT

House bill mandates Medicare Advantage plans adopt electronic prior authorization. rking. Fri, 05/14/2021 - 12:55

Have A High Level of Health Service with Medicare Advantage Plan: Check Out All Benefits

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Have A High Level of Health Service with Medicare Advantage Plan: Check Out All Benefits appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial benefits of Medicare Advantage What are the benefits of a Medicare Advantage Plan? What is a Medicare Advantage Plan This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. As you get older, it is normal to have more health concerns.

House health leader calls for permanent Medicare telehealth expansions

FierceHealthIT

House health leader calls for permanent Medicare telehealth expansions. hlandi. Tue, 03/02/2021 - 18:11

Medicare Advantage plans achieve better outcomes than traditional Medicare, BMA analysis finds

FierceHealthIT

Medicare Advantage plans achieve better outcomes than traditional Medicare, BMA analysis finds. rking. Tue, 12/08/2020 - 12:07

Medicare Members Are Health Consumers, Too – Our AHIP Talk About Aging, Digital Immigrants, and Personalizing Health/Care

Health Populi

That program has the potential to change our Medicare members manage meds at home to ensure better adherence, supporting better health outcomes and personal feelings of efficacy and control. [As

Expansion of Medicare Coverage and Payment for Telehealth Visits During COVID-19

Healthcare IT Today

CMS has announced the expansion of Medicare coverage and payment for telehealth and telemedicine visits.

Humana unveils Medicare Advantage plans for 2021

FierceHealthIT

Humana unveils Medicare Advantage plans for 2021. pminemyer. Thu, 10/01/2020 - 10:57

Startup Medicare Advantage insurer Alignment Healthcare goes public

FierceHealthIT

Startup Medicare Advantage insurer Alignment Healthcare goes public. pminemyer. Fri, 03/26/2021 - 14:20

J.D. Power: Medicare Advantage plans still struggle with member engagement

FierceHealthIT

Power: Medicare Advantage plans still struggle with member engagement. pminemyer. Fri, 06/18/2021 - 14:53

Biden admin to boost Medicare reimbursement for COVID-19 vaccinations

FierceHealthIT

Biden admin to boost Medicare reimbursement for COVID-19 vaccinations. rking. Mon, 03/15/2021 - 12:06

Talk to Me About My Health, Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries Tell J.D. Power

Health Populi

Cost is the major reason why Medicare Advantage plan beneficiaries switch plans, but people who switch also tend to have lower satisfaction scores based on non-cost factors. Power’s 2019 Medicare Advantage Plan Study. Power surveyed 3,233 members of Medicare Advantage plans in January through March 2019. ” Fewer than one in 10 Medicare Advantage beneficiaries told J.D. The post Talk to Me About My Health, Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries Tell J.D.

Cricket Health launching platform targeting Medicare Advantage plans

FierceHealthIT

Cricket Health launching platform targeting Medicare Advantage plans. pminemyer. Tue, 03/30/2021 - 15:26

Medicaid, Medicare and Telehealth: What the Pandemic Has Taught Us

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Medicaid, Medicare and Telehealth: What the Pandemic Has Taught Us appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Kayla Matthews Medicaid Medicare Productivity Bytes telehealthThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Kayla Matthews, freelance journalist, Productivity Bytes.

Abbott's FreeStyle Libre 2 CGM picks up Medicare coverage

Mobi Health News

The updated version of the company's system includes automatic alerts when the wearer's glucose is too high or too low

Senate passes bill to extend Medicare sequester fix through 2021

FierceHealthIT

Senate passes bill to extend Medicare sequester fix through 2021. rking. Thu, 03/25/2021 - 16:03

DOJ sues Anthem over Medicare fraud claims

FierceHealthIT

Anthem faces a federal lawsuit for submitting inaccurate diagnostic data to get a higher Medicare reimbursement

BMA: Medicare Advantage beneficiaries save more money on out-of-pocket costs than Medicare fee-for-service

FierceHealthIT

BMA: Medicare Advantage beneficiaries save more money on out-of-pocket costs than Medicare fee-for-service. rking. Tue, 03/30/2021 - 11:21

Contract Year 2020 Medicare Advantage and Part D Flexibility Final Rule

Electronic Health Reporter

On April 5, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that updates the Medicare Advantage (MA or Part C) and Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit (Part D) programs by promoting innovative plan designs, improved quality, and choices for patients. The article Contract Year 2020 Medicare Advantage and Part D Flexibility Final Rule appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Vertical integration drives higher Medicare spending on common testing procedures

FierceHealthIT

Vertical integration drives higher Medicare spending on common testing procedures. mkuhrt. Mon, 05/03/2021 - 10:54

The Political Plausibility of Medicare for All

Electronic Health Reporter

The article The Political Plausibility of Medicare for All appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Ken Perez Medicare for All OmnicellThis content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Ken Perez, vice president of healthcare policy, Omnicell, Inc. As widely reported, based on exit polls, healthcare—not the economy—was the top issue on voters’ minds in the 2018 midterm elections.

CMS: Telehealth Benefits In Medicare Are A Lifeline for Patients During Coronavirus Outbreak

Electronic Health Reporter

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a fact sheet with additional guidance for healthcare providers and patients about the telehealth benefits in the agency’s Medicare program. The article CMS: Telehealth Benefits In Medicare Are A Lifeline for Patients During Coronavirus Outbreak appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) coronavirus COVID-19 virus Seema Verma

New poll finds large majority supports giving Medicare power to negotiate lower drug prices

FierceHealthIT

New poll finds large majority supports giving Medicare power to negotiate lower drug prices. rking. Wed, 07/07/2021 - 16:24

Medicare fines half of hospitals for readmitting too many patients

FierceHealthIT

Medicare fines half of hospitals for readmitting too many patients. treed. Tue, 11/03/2020 - 07:17

What Does It Take To Earn Top Medicare Advantage Ratings?

Electronic Health Reporter

The article What Does It Take To Earn Top Medicare Advantage Ratings? Editorial Abhinav Shashank Innovaccer Medicare Star Ratings social determinants of healthThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Abhinav Shashank, co-founder and CEO, Innovaccer.

CMS proposes pulling requirement for hospitals to post private Medicare Advantage rates

FierceHealthIT

CMS proposes pulling requirement for hospitals to post private Medicare Advantage rates. rking. Tue, 04/27/2021 - 22:49

Highmark teams with ChristianaCare, Bayhealth for Medicare Advantage plan in Delaware

FierceHealthIT

Highmark teams with ChristianaCare, Bayhealth for Medicare Advantage plan in Delaware. pminemyer. Tue, 07/20/2021 - 16:02

Congress passes Medicare sequester fix, now heads to President Biden

FierceHealthIT

Congress passes Medicare sequester fix, now heads to President Biden. rking. Wed, 04/14/2021 - 10:59