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Analysis: Medicare Advantage enrollment soars

June 12, 2013HME News Staff

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. The program grew from 5.3 million people in 2004 to a record 14.4 million in 2013, according to the analysis. From 2012 to 2013, Medicare Advantage enrolled an additional 1 million people. The HME industry is taking notice, with companies like Benefits 365 partnering with providers to help them crack the Medicare...

Benefits 365, DME, HME, Kaiser Family Foundation, Medicare Advantage

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Poll: Majority oppose cutting Medicare to lower deficit

January 25, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - A new poll found that, while most people support deficit reduction, they want to do it without cutting major social programs like Medicare and Medicaid. According to the poll, which was conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health, almost 6 in 10 respondents opposed cutting Medicare as a means of shrinking the national deficit. An overwhelming majority of those polled (85%) said lawmakers should propose other alternatives,...

CMS, Harvard School of Public Health, Kaiser Family Foundation, Medicaid, Medicare, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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