Amy Martin Vogt
A new national Medicare Advantage (MA) snapshot from Avalere offers a series of findings about the state of Medicare Advantage:
Consumers could face average annual premium contribution increases of $3,300 in 2015, if the Supreme Court rules tax credits are illegal in states with a federal exchange, according to new analysis from Avalere. The Supreme Court is expected to rule imminently on whether 6.4 million Americans
Over the past four years, enrollment in Medicaid managed care has increased by 48 percent, with 46 million beneficiaries now receiving coverage through these plans. The government will soon update regulations that direct the plans providing this coverage.
This week, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep. Diana Degette (D-CO) outlined broad goals for the 21st Century Cures bill they are drafting.
A new analysis by Avalere Health estimates that exchange enrollment will total 10.5 million people by the end of 2015, though enrollment could fluctuate up or down by approximately 1 million individuals.
A new analysis from Avalere Health finds that patients accessing specialty medications – drugs often used to treat life-threatening illnesses, such as cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, or multiple sclerosis – through exchange plans are more likely to experience higher out-of-pocket costs in 2015 than
Bethesda, MD—A new analysis from the Office of the Actuary at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) estimates that in 2013 health care spending in the United States grew at a rate of 3.6 percent in 2013 to $2.9 trillion, or $9,255 per person.