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01:25 EDT 26th September 2017 | BioPortfolio

Healthcare Leadership Council launched Medicare Today in November 2004 to reach out to Medicare beneficiaries who needed reliable information on how to get the greatest value from the new Medicare benefits. Medicare Today administers the partnership of over 400 national and local organizations including American Academy of Family Physicians, National Association of Family Physicians, and National Alliance for Hispanic Health. Medicare Today develops innovative tools for use by all partners, commissions research studies, and undertakes earned media efforts and outreach to inform beneficiaries about the value of the benefits under the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA).


News Articles [884 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Medicare Monday: Did you know Medicare Part B uses a market-based system to pay for medicines?

We often discuss the creation of Part D when we talk about the market-based changes that the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA) made to Medicare, but that’s just one example. Today, let’...

Medicare Analysis To Be Released Today Could Trigger Obamacare’s Mandate To Cut Spending

Experts have warned that the report expected to be released today on the finances of Medicare could launch a process under the health law to make cuts. A panel expected to do that, called the Independ...

ACR: Flexibility Needed in Medicare for Rheumatology

(MedPage Today) -- Group seeks changes in 2018 Medicare physician fee schedule proposed rule

ACA Medicare Expansion Seen as Cutting Cardiac Arrest Deaths (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Decline seen only in middle-aged adults, not in Medicare population

Medicare Monday: Medicare turns 52!

This weekend (July 30) marked 52 years since Medicare was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson as a part of the Social Security Act Amendments. To celebrate the occasion, we are ...

Medicare Monday: Medicare Part D by the numbers

Getting back into the swing of things as Fall approaches? Here’s some light Medicare reading! And if you need a refresher, you can go back to our ABC (and Ds) of Medicare post:

Medicare, Medicare Advantage physician rates nearly equal

(University of Southern California) Medicare Advantage has similar prices as Medicare, but on some services or equipment, commercial insurers have an advantage.

Prolaris becomes first genetic test to receive Medicare coverage for favorable intermediate and low-risk prostate cancer

Myriad Genetics, Inc., a leader in molecular diagnostics and personalized medicine, today announced that Palmetto GBA, a Medicare Administrative Contractor that assesses molecular diagnostic technolog...

PubMed Articles [594 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Physician Reimbursement in Medicare Advantage Compared With Traditional Medicare and Commercial Health Insurance.

Nearly one-third of Medicare beneficiaries are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan, yet little is known about the prices that MA plans pay for physician services. Medicare Advantage insurers ty...

Medicare Program: Changes to the Medicare Claims and Entitlement, Medicare Advantage Organization Determination, and Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Determination Appeals Procedures. Final rule.

This final rule revises the procedures that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) follows at the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) level for appeals of payment and coverage determinations for...

Proportion and Patterns of Hospice Discharges in Medicare Advantage Compared to Medicare Fee-for-Service.

When Medicare Advantage (MA) patients elect hospice, all covered services are reimbursed under the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) program. This financial arrangement may incentivize MA plans to refer ...

Transitioning From Medicaid Disability Coverage to Long-Term Medicare Coverage: The Case of People Living With HIV/AIDS in California.

Medicaid can serve as a bridge to Medicare coverage for the long-term disabled with sufficient covered work experience. We perform multinomial logistic regression on 2007-2010 Medicare and Medicaid cl...

Did Medicare Part D reduce mortality?

We investigate the implementation of Medicare Part D and estimate that this prescription drug benefit program reduced elderly mortality by 2.2% annually. This was driven primarily by a reduction in ca...

Clinical Trials [313 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

End of Life Treatment Preferences of Latino Medicare Beneficiaries With Cancer

Objectives: The primary objective of the research project is to investigate how declining health status influences the end-of-life (EOL) treatment preferences in Latino Medicare beneficia...

Clinical Utility of CTC Test in Medicare-Eligible Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients

The objective of the registry study is to demonstrate the clinical utility of the CELLSEARCH® CTC Test among the Medicare-Eligible metastatic Breast Cancer (mBC) patients in the United St...

Evaluation of Programs of Coordinated Care and Disease Management

This is a Congressionally mandated study. In the original study, 16 demonstration programs provided care coordination services to beneficiaries with chronic illness in Medicare's fee-for-s...

MILD® Percutaneous Image-Guided Lumbar Decompression: A Medicare Claims Study

This prospective longitudinal study will compare incidence rates of Medicare beneficiary surgical and minimally invasive intervention post index procedure, as well as harms associated with...

Addressing Disparities in Cancer Care for Latino Medicare Beneficiaries

To reduce Cancer health care disparities that exists among minority Medicare beneficiaries and to demonstrate cost effectiveness of patient navigation in reducing the burden of cancer.

Companies [863 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Medicare Today

Healthcare Leadership Council launched Medicare Today in November 2004 to reach out to Medicare beneficiaries who needed reliable information on how to get the greatest value from the new Medicare ben...

MedicareColorado.com

MedicareColorado.com, operated by Benefits Life, LLC, is a partnership of licensed health insurance agents who specialize in Medicare and Medicare supplemental insurance plans spe...

Webb's Family Pharmacy

Webb's Family Pharmacy accepts all Medicare D plans in IndianaWe are committed to helping our customers choose a plan that fits their needs and we will work with your Doctor to suggest medication alte...

Touchstone Health HMO, Inc.

Touchstone Health, headquartered in New York City, is an HMO focused on the Medicare market. Touchstone Health currently has 11,000 Medicare beneficiaries in the Bronx, Kings, Queens, Richmond, Or...

Medicare Today Coalition

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