Health maintenance organizations offer state's elderly more choices
- Brooklyn assemblyman urges seniors to check Medicare HMO enrollment, changes take effect. // New York Amsterdam News;12/03/98, Vol. 89 Issue 49, p16
Reports that New York Assemblywoman Rhoda Jacobs is urging all seniors enrolled in a Medicare health maintenance organization (HMO) to make sure that their provider is not withdrawing from the Medicare market. Withdrawal of Medicare HMOs from the Medicare program starting January 1, 1999;...
- HMOs: Less gold for golden years. Leder, Michelle // Crain's New York Business;09/07/98, Vol. 14 Issue 36, p12
Presents information on Medicare health maintenance organizations in New York state. Reference to the organizations facing low profits and rising expenses; Details on the organizations reducing their benefits; Examination of the changes which are taking place within the organizations.
- HMOs drop Medicare recipients in reaction to lowered payments. Galewitz // Hudson Valley Business Journal;08/16/99, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p18
Reports that health maintenance organizations in New York State have stopped providing coverage to senior citizens because of the government's inability to cope with the cost of caring for Medicare recipients. Increase in rates and reduction of benefits for seniors starting in 2000; Alternative...
- Senior Whole Health partners with regional apartment buildings to provide seniors with better fresh food choices. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;8/23/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 34, p10
The article reports on the initiative of the Senior Whole Health Plus (SWH) of New York health maintenance organization (HMO) to set up weekly farmers market at senior apartment buildings in Ulster and Orange counties.
- A premium put on enrollment. Gross, Daniel // Crain's Small Business -- New York / Westchester;Sep96, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p17
Reports on the increase in premiums charged by health maintenance organizations (HMOs) in New York. Decision of Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield to reduce its rates; Increase in the number of managed care enrollees.
- Hospitals seeking a cure for payment denial ills. Benson, Barbara // Crain's New York Business;08/30/99, Vol. 15 Issue 35, p23
Focuses on the efforts of New York hospitals in fighting health maintenance organizations for rejecting hospital claims. Health maintenance organizations' expansion of their use of utilization reviews for medical necessity, oftentimes rejecting an increasing number of claims submitted by...
- Physicians support Pataki's proposed HMO legislation. Khasru, B.Z. // Westchester County Business Journal;5/20/96, Vol. 35 Issue 21, p11
Reports on developments related to New York governor George Pataki's proposed legislation governing the relationship between doctors and health maintenance organizations. Ensuring doctors get to discuss with peers the type of care a patient should be provided; Legislation to protect...
- Focus: Health care. // Westchester County Business Journal;2/24/97, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p23
Presents graphs related to health maintenance organizations in New York. Financial performance; Member satisfaction; Plan design.
- N.Y. legislators hit HMO `gag rules'. Pallarito, Karen // Modern Healthcare;2/5/96, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p13
Reports on the attacks on New York-based health maintenance organizations (HMO) for allegedly prohibiting physicians from talking freely with patients. Effect of the rules on patient care; New York State HMO's denial of the accusation.