CMS plans to start a test of the “Geographic Direct Contracting Model” in at least four markets in 2022. The agency that runs Medicare wants to give private organizations a chance to try administering traditional Medicare coverage.
President-elect Joe Biden’s choices for his health care team point to a stronger federal role in the nation’s COVID-19 strategy, restoration of a guiding stress on science and an emphasis on equitable distribution of vaccines and treatments.
A U.S. government watchdog is raising fresh concerns that health insurers are exaggerating how sick Medicare patients are, receiving billions of dollars in improper payments as a result. Health insurers selling Medicare Advantage plans to seniors and the disabled...