TITLE

Medicare Advantages plans poised to build on what they have

AUTHOR(S)
Walker, Tracey
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Managed Healthcare Executive;May2004, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on ways to improve the Medicare Advantage (MA) health plans in the United States. Increase member education about their benefits; Increase preventive care programs; Advantage of enhancing disease management programs.
ACCESSION #
12998365

 

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