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Event Recap
Event Recap: Hill Briefing on Innovations in Chronic Disease Management October 18, 2015

As discussion of how best to address the health needs of millions of Medicare beneficiaries struggling with multiple chronic illnesses receives increased attention in Congress, the Better Medicare Alliance (BMA) hosted a Congressional briefing, “The…

Event Recap
Event Recap: National Journal Forum on the Future of Medicare September 17, 2015

Just days before Medicare's 50th anniversary, the Better Medicare Alliance (BMA) sponsored a National Journal Forum, "The Future of Medicare," to bring together key health care stakeholders to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing Medicare…

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Better Medicare Alliance Website Included in Library of Congress Archives August 28, 2015

The United States Library of Congress has selected the Better Medicare Alliance (BMA) website for inclusion in the Library's historic collection of Internet materials related to public policy topics. They consider our website to be…

Primary Care in Medicare Advantage July 31, 2015

As a primary care physician, Medicare’s transition to value-based care is especially important to my community and the 55,000 Hispanic physicians I represent. In value-based payment models, primary care physicians work with patients to coordinate…

Medicare Advantage: A Health Coverage Solution for Retired Educators of Kentucky July 9, 2015

Medicare has always been the model of health security for Americans, as well as a laboratory for change and progress in the U.S. health care industry.  One great example of this kind of innovation in…

More Seniors Continue to Enroll in Medicare Advantage July 5, 2015

A new Kaiser Family Foundation issue brief shows Medicare Advantage (MA) is increasingly popular among seniors as more beneficiaries continue to enroll in the program. Since 2014, over one million new beneficiaries have enrolled in MA, and…

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