Complexity of Medicare Advantage Program May Overwhelm Seniors

September 2011
O&P Business News;9/15/2011, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p42
The article reports on the significance of the Medicare Advantage program for the elderly patients in the U.S. It highlights the result of the study conducted by Harvard Medical School's Department of Health Care Policy, which found out that the large variety of manage care plans offered by the program may benefit elderly patients particularly those with low cognitive abilities. The government increases its payment to the program to offer more generous benefits to older people.


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