Azar Says Medicare Advantage May Soon Dominate Medicare, Rejects MA-Buy In

By Michelle M. Stein / December 4, 2018 at 7:23 PM
HHS Secretary Alex Azar on Tuesday (Dec. 4) said that Medicare Advantage may account for a larger share of Medicare than fee-for-service in the next five to 10 years, and if that happens HHS may have to rethink the system so that innovation occurs first in the MA space and the rest of the program follows suit. Despite the administration’s push for MA rather than fee-for-service, as laid out in HHS’ newly unveiled choice and competition report, Azar said allowing...

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