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Innovations in Medicare Advantage Highlighted at the 2020 Medicare Advantage Summit October 22, 2020

By Congresswoman Allyson Y. Schwartz President and CEO, Better Medicare Alliance Last week, Better Medicare Alliance brought together leaders from across the health care community at our annual Medicare Advantage Summit for a three-day event…

Understanding the Recent OIG Report and the Value of Health Risk Assessments in Medicare Advantage September 11, 2020

Today Medicare Advantage provides health coverage and security for more than 24 million seniors and Americans with disabilities – 40 percent of the total Medicare population. Value-based care, including care coordination and care management are…

Senior Stories
BMA Seniors Tell Us Their Telehealth Stories June 9, 2020

By Allyson Y. Schwartz President and CEO, Better Medicare Alliance Even as states begin to slowly lift stay at home orders and some Americans find themselves returning to work, the COVID-19 pandemic is still felt across…

Innovations in Senior Care and Supports – Holding Gains and Accelerating Progress May 20, 2020

Rose Maljanian Even before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold in our communities earlier this year, change was already afoot in the American health care system as payers and providers increasingly move to demonstrate and reward value…

BMA Allies on the Frontlines of COVID-19 Response March 30, 2020

Allyson Y. Schwartz As Better Medicare Alliance continues our work from home, and as we each take the precautions advised by public health officials to keep ourselves and others safe, we also have taken this…

New Hospice V-BID Model Holds Promise for Patients and Families March 6, 2020

By Congresswoman Allyson Y. Schwartz and Katie Smith Sloan At any given time, 1.4 million Americans may find themselves in need of compassionate hospice care to guide them through their final months. The decision to transition to…

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