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Mark Farrah Associates Reports Medicare Advantage Exceeds 19.5 Million Members
Business Wire, March 22, 2017
What Could a Medicaid Per Capita Cap Mean for Low-Income People on Medicare?
Kaiser Family Foundation, March 20, 2017
Trump Budget Would Boost Spending to Fight Medicare, Medicaid Fraud
Bloomberg BNA, March 20, 2017
11 Million People on Medicare Are Also Covered by Medicaid
Kaiser Family Foundation, March 20, 2017
Feds probe Aetna, Humana, Health Net, Cigna division over Medicare Advantage risk scores
Fierce Healthcare, March 20, 2017
Too young for Medicare, some seniors could pay more under the Obamacare replacement
Stat News, March 17, 2017
Claims data vendor adds 4 years of Medicare billing info to holdings
Information Management, March 17, 2017
Medicare Issuing New ID Cards in 2018
AARP, March 17, 2017
Medicare prescription drug benefit reduced elderly mortality
JG-TC, March 17, 2017

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Lawmakers in resolutions reject plans for Medicare co-pay for high income public retirees
Times Union, March 23, 2017

Why we need Medicare Advantage
The Advertiser, March 19, 2017

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Medicare Advantage – A Bright Spot in Health Care  

Medicare Advantage – A Bright Spot in Health Care

Allyson Schwartz, President & CEO, Better Medicare Alliance

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KFF: 5 Key Facts on the Effects of Medicaid Per Capita for Low-Income People on Medicare

1. 1 in 5 people on Medicare – 11 million Medicare beneficiaries – receive help from Medicaid
2. 2 out of 3 nursing home residents who are on Medicare receive assistance from Medicaid; most of them are women
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 Source: KFF

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