TITLE

Complexity of Medicare Advantage Program May Overwhelm Seniors

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
O&P Business News;9/15/2011, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
66736820

 

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