The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will decrease premiums and add more services to Medicare Advantage plans in 2021. Independent physicians and their traditional Medicare patients may benefit greatly from these changes should they decide to accept Medicare Advantage patients. What should physicians know before making the switch?
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A recent report by the American Medical Association (AMA) found that 74 percent of health insurance markets are highly concentrated — and that number is rising. What are the causes and potential consequences of concentration? Are premiums expected to increase in 2021?
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is updating its rules to encourage states, payers, and Medicare programs to enter value-based payment arrangements (VPA) with drug manufacturers to help reduce drug costs. What does this mean for Medicare providers and beneficiaries?
How might Medicare Advantage’s emphasis on flexibility, locality, and data utilization act as a model for the future of value-based care?
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How many billions does America spend on healthcare administration? Do older paitents read online provider reviews? How can states lower healthcare costs? Find out in The Rundown by inforMD!
Do hospital mergers improve the patient experience? Is oversleeping bad? Why are Americans going to the doctor less often? Find out in The Rundown!
What is the FDA’s plan for importing drugs from Canada? Why is the DOJ suing CVS? What’s the link between vaping and lung illness? Find out in The Rundown!
How much progress has value-based care made? Why are millennials and Gen Xers unhappy with health plans? How much did healthcare spending in the U.S. increase last year? Find out in The Rundown!
Why are hospitals suing HHS? Do medical costs affect holiday planning? Why are more Americans dying in middle age? Find out in The Rundown!