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MA enrollment grew 337% from 2006 through 2022, study finds

Healthcare Dive

Traditional Medicare lost 1 million enrollees over the same period, according to new research published in Health Affairs.

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Medicare Advantage enrollment has exploded since 2006. But policy hasn't kept up, researchers warn

Fierce Healthcare

Medicare Advantage enrollment has exploded since 2006. But policy hasn't kept up, researchers warn fdiamond Thu, 02/09/2023 - 15:41

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Beneficiaries switching from traditional Medicare helped fuel huge growth in MA

Fierce Healthcare

Much of the growth experienced by Medicare Advantage over the last two decades can be attri | Beneficiaries switching from fee-for-service Medicare to Medicare Advantage more than tri-pled between 2006 and 2022. Conversely, switching from MA to traditional Medicare decreased.

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Understanding the 2025 Medicare Part D Re-design: What You Need to Know

Innovaare Compliance

The Prescription Drug Program, commonly known as Medicare Part D, is undergoing significant transformations in 2025 due to the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022. These changes mark a pivotal shift from its original structure in 2006. Are you prepared for the Medicare Part D changes in 2025?

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What If Costco Designed the Prescription Drugs Sales Model?

Health Populi

In 2006 the Medicare Part D program was implemented, covering older Americans for prescription drugs for the first time. Medicare further drove expansion of generic drug utilization, with co-pays for generics lower for Medicare enrollees than branded drugs.

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Excluded Psychiatrist Results in Allegations of Violating the False Claims Act

Healthcare Compliance Blog

In 2006, the excluded psychiatrist was convicted in Florida of conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud. While he served as the clinical director, the psychiatry company and its owner billed and sought reimbursement from federal healthcare programs, including Medicare, Tricare, and the Railroad Retirement Medicare Program.

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Whistleblowers Accuse Nursing Care Company of Medicare Fraud

The Health Law Firm

The nursing care company is accused of defrauding Medicare of millions of dollars for unnecessary and expensive therapy treatments from 2006 to 2011, according to the Wall Street Journal. Click here to read the entire article from the Wall Street Journal.