Tag Archives: Medicare

As Democrats Talk Single Payer, Private Medicare Advantage Soars

Senator Kamala Harris, a Democrat from California, speaks during an event to launch presidential campaign in Oakland, California, U.S., on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. Photo: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP Health insurers are reporting unprecedented growth in the number of seniors flocking to private Medicare Advantage plans amid… Read More »

MGMA: Majority of practices say cost of care outweighs Medicare reimbursements

According to recent MGMA Stat Poll, healthcare organizations are struggling with the ever-widening gap between reimbursements and cost of care. Participants were asked whether their practices 2019 Medicare payment rates were above, equal to or below the cost of delivering care. More than two-thirds of medical practices reported that 2019 Medicare payments will not cover… Read More »