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Nov 17 | Susan Morse
More than three-fourths, 77 percent, of Medicare Advantage enrollees remaining in their current plan will have the same…
Nov 17 | Susan Morse
Bill would negate a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rule cutting $1.6 billion for drugs purchased by certain…
Nov 17 | Sarah Jane Tribble, Kaiser Health News
Suggestions include allowing enrollees to buy drugs at the pharmacy they prefer.
Medicare improper payments fall below 10%
Nov 17 | Susan Morse
Improper payments decreased $5 billion from a total $36.2 billion due mostly to documentation errors.
Nov 16 | Susan Morse
The value-based models resulted in 6 percent fewer hospital inpatient admissions and 7 percent…
Provider leverages Medicare Advantage to improve pop health
Nov 16 | Jeff Lagasse
Physicians will coordinate care across primary care, specialists, hospitals, laboratories and other services…
doctor with patient EHR
Nov 15 | Beth Jones Sanborn
And that frustration could mean they fall short of payment incentive goals, SA Ignite says.
Nov 14 | Susan Morse
Pharmaceutical sales rep recruited patients to obtain expensive and medically unnecessary compounded medications.
5 ways hospitals can buffer financial losses from Medicare
Nov 13 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Hospitals lost nearly $40 billion treating Medicare patients in 2013, experts say.
Readmissions reduction program linked to higher mortality
Nov 13 | Jeff Lagasse
Data suggest program emphasizes strategies that unintentionally harmed patients with heart failure.

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