Tag Archives: Medicare

As Democrats Debate, Humana Sees Record Medicare Advantage Growth

DETROIT, MICHIGAN – JULY 30: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) (L) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) embrace after the Democratic Presidential Debate at the Fox Theatre July 30, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. 20 Democratic Getty Images Amid of the political backdrop of a debate over whether the government should administer health benefits for… Read More »

‘Essence’ Medicare Advantage Plans Face Federal Scrutiny And Whistleblower Lawsuit : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image The same steep growth and use of big data that attracted venture capital cash to companies that administer Medicare Advantage plans have led to scrutiny of the companies by government officials. Federal audits estimate such plans nationwide have overcharged taxpayers nearly $ 10 billion annually. 123light/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption 123light/Getty… Read More »

Viewpoints: Stop Talking About Expanding Medicare. Fix Its Financial Flaws Instead; Why Do We Need Anymore Lessons On The Societal Risks Of Genome Editing?

Editorial writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Wall Street Journal: Modest Cuts Could Save Medicare From Disaster Instead of debating how to expand Medicare coverage, politicians should focus on fixing the fatal financial flaws in the existing program that threaten to bankrupt the nation. Medicare spent 3.6% of gross domestic product… Read More »