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What's Happening to Retiree Healthcare

Recent Articles on Retiree Healthcare and Medicare Advantage

Recent articles of note

Here is a list of recent media articles of interest on NYC retiree healthcare and Medicare Advantage.

Very recent reports about move to Aetna for NYC retirees

More Retiree Health Plans Move Away From Traditional Medicare, NYTimes 3/10/23 https://www.nytimes.com/2023/03/10/business/medicare-advantage-retirement-nyc.html

Adams Inks Deal with Aetna, Paving Way for Switch to Medicare Advantage The City 3/30/2023 https://www.thecity.nyc/2023/3/30/23663823/aetna-medicare-advantage-switch-public-retirees

What you need to know about NYC retirees’ health care fight City and State 1/26/2023 https://www.cityandstateny.com/policy/2023/01/what-you-need-know-about-nyc-retirees-health-care-fight/381568/

 

Recent Federal efforts to rein in MA spending

‘The Cash Monster Was Insatiable’: How Insurers Exploited Medicare for Billions NYTimes NYTimes 10/8/22 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/08/upshot/medicare-advantage-fraud-allegations.html

New Medicare Rule Aims to Take Back $4.7 Billion From Insurers  NYTimes 1/30/23 https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/30/upshot/medicare-overbilling-biden-rule.html

What does cutting Medicare actually mean? Washington Post 2/13/2023 https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2023/02/13/what-does-cutting-medicare-actually-mean/

Biden Plan to Cut Billions in Medicare Fraud Ignites Lobbying Frenzy NYTimes NYTimes 3/22/2023 https://www.nytimes.com/2023/03/22/health/medicare-insurance-fraud.html

Biden administration goes easy on Medicare Advantage insurers after intense industry lobbying  Stat 3/31/2023 https://www.statnews.com/2023/03/31/medicare-advantage-rule/

 

Recent reports on how MA works

Medicare Advantage: A Policy Primer Commonwealth Fund 5/3/2022 https://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/explainer/2022/may/medicare-advantage-policy-primer

Medicare Advantage in 2022: Enrollment Update and Key Trends  KFF 8/25/2022 https://www.kff.org/medicare/issue-brief/medicare-advantage-in-2022-enrollment-update-and-key-trends/

How Would Reducing Medicare Advantage Plan Benchmarks Impact Consumers? Health Affairs 3/22/2023 https://www.healthaffairs.org/content/forefront/would-reducing-medicare-advantage-plan-benchmarks-impact-consumers

Beneficiary Experience, Affordability, Utilization, and Quality in Medicare Advantage and Traditional Medicare: A Review of the Literature KFF 8/16/2022 https://www.kff.org/medicare/report/beneficiary-experience-affordability-utilization-and-quality-in-medicare-advantage-and-traditional-medicare-a-review-of-the-literature/

 


Published: April 3, 2023

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