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UPMC for Life Offers Medicare Advantage Plans Tailored to Meet the Needs of Veterans

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The Western PA Healthcare News Team

UPMC Health Plan today reminds Pennsylvanians retired from the military that Medicare Open enrollment runs through Dec. 7. Veterans can select ...

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Highmark Medicare Products Make Care More Affordable

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The Western PA Healthcare News Team

Highmark has announced plan enhancements that will provide more value to Medicare members with lower premiums and copays, expanded supplemental ...

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5 Things You Need to Know About Medicare

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The Western PA Healthcare News Team

Medicare is a point of contention for many who are getting closer to retirement age and trying to understand the ...

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Medicare Advantage Payers Justifiably Concerned Over Magnitude of 2019 Proposed Changes to CMS-HCC Risk Adjustment Model

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The Western PA Healthcare News Team

When the Medicare Advantage community received an ‘earlier than normal’ CMS Advanced Payment Letter/Part I Draft Release on Dec. 27, ...

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Are ACOs the Answer?

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The Western PA Healthcare News Team

By Mike Cassidy It may seem contradictory that Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) are championed as the new answer to manage ...

Featured Thought Leader Medicare Mike Cassidy

Final CMS Accountable Care Organization Regulations Provide ACOs More Flexibility

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The Western PA Healthcare News Team

By Mike Cassidy CMS has finally released the final rule for the Medicare Shared Savings Program, which is the program ...