Medicare managed care

What A Medicare Advantage Personal Services Benefit Looks Like

Earlier this year, Congress and the Trump Administration for the first time allowed Medicare Advantage plans to offer their members non-medical supportive services such as transportation and home meals. As insurers begin to roll out their plans for Medicare’s 2019 open season enrollment, we are starting to see what these new benefits are going to look like. Relatively few plans [...]

By |2018-10-05T11:39:18-04:00October 5th, 2018|Medicare|8 Comments

Today’s Massive Budget Deal Makes Big Medicare Changes

The huge two-year budget agreement reached by Congress early this morning will, for the first time, allow Medicare to pay for some long-term supports and services. Medicare managed care plans, called Medicare Advantage (MA), can now include non-medical services, such as home-delivered meals or rides to a doctor, in their benefit packages. The bill includes other changes to Medicare, including [...]

By |2018-02-09T10:51:02-05:00February 9th, 2018|Medicare|7 Comments