Medicare Advantage: Lessons for Medicare's Future
AbstractThis article examines the lessons and limits of Medicare Advantage, private health plans, and market competition as proposed solutions to traditional Medicare's rising costs and growing eligibility rolls. Gold reviews Medicare's 30-year experience with voluntary private-plan enrollmentâ€”initially through HMOs and currently through Medicare Advantage plansâ€”as an alternative to traditional Medicare.
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Medicare Advantage; Health Care Costs; Eligibility Rolls; Insurance Coverage;
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