So you can be the smartest one at the water cooler
The more competition, the better. But I hope they understand that managed care Medicare is a whole different beast than managed care Medicaid.
The margins may be fatter, but the beneficiaries are infinitely more discriminating—and demanding.
I don’t know who really funds them, but included as an example of how the coercive push of the chronically ill into Medicare Advantage plans won’t come without some pushback.
I don’t know if this is right. MA patients say that the constant pestering by their insurers is a major drawback of the plans. I can’t imagine what that would be like if it was increased to what this article implies it should be.
An excellent, valuable read.
From Forbes, but still—facinating.
They have a long way to go to catch United.
In a world of limited resources, someone has a financial interest in the amount of healthcare you purchase. If not your personal physician, then who would you rather it be?”