The Number: 23% of Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries Had Fewer Inpatient Hospital Stays than Traditional Fee-for-Service Medicare

The Number: 23% of Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries Had Fewer Inpatient Hospital Stays than Traditional Fee-for-Service Medicare

Medicare Advantage beneficiaries had twenty-three (23%) percent fewer inpatient stays than those enrolled in Traditional Fee-for-Service (FFS) Medicare, found a report released this week by Avalere Health. Though Medicare Advantage has a higher percentage of...
The Number: 3% of Medicare Beneficiaries Represent 25% of Medicare Expenditures

The Number: 3% of Medicare Beneficiaries Represent 25% of Medicare Expenditures

Just 3 percent of Medicare beneficiaries represent 25 percent of Medicare expenditures. According to a Bloomberg BNA report on June 18, even with this sizable share of funds, the three percent, made up of the advanced illness population, isn’t properly cared for by...