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Streamlining Medicare Advantage enrollment is key for health plans to thrive during peak times

Streamlining Medicare Advantage enrollment is key for health plans to thrive during peak times

By next year, enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans is expected to exceed 50% of the entire Medicare-eligible population. For the first time ever, the majority of Medicare beneficiaries will receive health benefits provided by a private health plan, rather than through traditional fee-for-service Medicare. As we wrap up the 2022 open enrollment period, it’s clear …

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No benefit to Medicare Advantage seen in heart attack survival

No benefit to Medicare Advantage seen in heart attack survival

Nearly half of Americans with Medicare now get their health insurance coverage through a private company that participates in the federal government’s Medicare Advantage program. But choose one of these plans does not give as many advantages over traditional health insurance as beforea new study shows – at least when it comes to heart attack …

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Medicare Advantage bill introduced by senators to stem complaints

Medicare Advantage bill introduced by senators to stem complaints

The Medicare & You Handbook is mailed to qualified consumers. Photo: Susan Morse/Health Financing News U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Roger Marshall, MD (R-KS) introduced the bipartisan Medicare & You Handbook Improvement Act, which aims to ensure that when seniors weigh their Medicare coverage options, they have necessary information. need on the choice of …

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How to take advantage of information and communication technologies to improve mental health?

How to take advantage of information and communication technologies to improve mental health?

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a 25% increase in the prevalence of mental disorders, particularly anxiety and depression worldwide, according to a 2022 World Health Organization (WHO) report. explanations given for this increase included unexpected levels of stress caused by social isolation during the pandemic. Additionally, limitations in people’s ability to work and seek …

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