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VGM Group inks agreement with Benefits365


WATERLOO, Iowa – The VGM Group has signed an agreement with Benefits365, a company that helps HME providers convert beneficiaries to Medicare Advantage plans, according to a press release.

Analysis: Medicare Advantage enrollment soars


WASHINGTON – An analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that Medicare Advantage enrollment increased nearly 10% in 2012, and by 30% since 2010, putting enrollment at a record high.

Humana follows Medicare’s lead


LOUISVILLE, Ky. – When it comes to the steep cuts Medicare plans to implement as part of Round 2 of competitive bidding, industry stakeholders have been waiting for the other shoe to drop.

Lesser of two evils

Medicare Advantage: Positives outweigh negatives

YARMOUTH, Maine – Some Medicare Advantage (MA) plans are starting to look more and more like traditional Medicare, industry sources say.

Get 'rock solid' with Medicare Advantage

'I’m not convinced retail is the best idea'

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A self-proclaimed “lifer” in the HME industry has started a company to steer providers away from Medicare fee-for-service. And no, it has nothing to do with retail.

CMS reverses position on Medicare Advantage


BALTIMORE – No April Fools’ Day joke here:

Medicare Advantage enrollment projected to increase


WASHINGTON – Enrollment in the Medicare Advantage program is projected to increase by 11% in the next year, according to an announcement today from Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services Secretary.