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Industry Note: Medicare Advantage Plans Scrimp On Care, GAO Says


- Published on Fri, Jun 09, 2017

Home care providers have long contended that Medicare Advantage plans aren’t approving enough home care for beneficiaries, and a new Government Accountability Office report may support that viewpoint.

The GAO examined 126 MA contracts with higher disenrollment rates — above the median rate of 10.6 percent in 2014 — and found 35 contracts with “health-biased disenrollment,” the government watchdog says [...]

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