Tag: MA

Health Care Leaders Talk Medicare Advantage on Capitol Hill #TBT

To celebrate Throwback Thursday, let’s throw it back to AHIP’s latest Medicare Advantage briefing earlier this month. It featured a panel of health care leaders who discussed how MA plans are delivering better care and greater choice to more than 16 million beneficiaries through innovative payment and delivery models. Continue reading

Posted in: On The Hill

Loud and Proud: Why Seniors Love Medicare Advantage

For three years running, Washington policymakers have proposed cuts to the Medicare Advantage program that more than 16 million seniors rely on for affordable, high quality health care. Continue reading

Posted in: What They Are Saying

What does MA mean to beneficiaries?

For more than 16 million seniors and individuals with disabilities, Medicare Advantage coverage means better care, greater choice, and higher quality. Continue reading

Posted in: Issue Alert

The Impact of Medicare Advantage Cuts Across the Country

Since 2010, Medicare Advantage plans have been cut in a number of ways. Recent news highlights show how these cuts contribute to higher costs, reduced benefits, and fewer choices for beneficiaries. Continue reading

Posted in: ACA, Issue Alert

Event Roundup: Coalition Seniors Talk Medicare Advantage with Lawmakers

Since 1999, the Coalition for Medicare Choices has worked to protect the benefits offered by Medicare Advantage that seniors depend on. In that time, Coalition seniors have made more than a million contacts with their members of Congress to protect their benefits. Some things have changed in those 15 years—the Coalition has grown to more than 1.8 million members (and counting), for example. But one thing stayed the same—they are still making your voices heard in Washington. Most recently, Coalition [...]

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Medicare Advantage Seniors Go to Washington #tbt

Recently, some of the 1.8 million members of the Coalition for Medicare Choices headed to Washington for a Capitol Hill briefing about the value of Medicare Advantage and the importance of protecting individuals who choose these plans. These beneficiaries spoke about how Medicare Advantage has improved their lives with preventive care and disease management services, and also protected their finances with out-of-pocket caps. Continue reading

Posted in: In Case You Missed It, On The Hill

What providers have to say about Medicare Advantage

You’ve seen the benefits of Medicare Advantage from the patient perspective. Here’s what providers are saying about the important program that roughly 16 million seniors rely on for superior care. Continue reading

Posted in: Issue Alert, What They Are Saying

The Many Voices of Medicare Advantage

Seniors nationwide value having more choices, flexibility, and control over their health care, and that’s exactly what their Medicare Advantage coverage delivers. But don’t just listen to us, listen to the growing number of seniors who love their Medicare Advantage plan. Continue reading

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INFOGRAPHIC: High Satisfaction, Better Quality Care with Medicare Advantage

It’s no surprise that seniors give Medicare Advantage high marks. Medicare Advantage plans offers beneficiaries better quality care than fee-for-service Medicare, as illustrated in the infographic below. T Continue reading

Posted in: Fact Check, Infographic

Medicare Advantage: Where collaboration gives patients the right care, at the right time

Medicare Advantage is a total win for patients, according to an article from HealthLeaders Media. The program is an example of the type of collaboration and care coordination – otherwise absent in traditional fee-for-service Medicare – that leads to better quality, improved population health results, and lower costs for seniors. Continue reading

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