The Changing Landscape of Medicare Advantage Plans in 2014

By Holly Cassano, CPC, CEO ACCUCODE Consulting LLC, in partners with Tactical Management Inc., (TMI) Medicare Advantage Plans have existed now for nearly a decade and since their inception in 2006, when they covered approximately 8 Million lives, they have grown to about eight times that size, as of 2013, to approximately 46 Million lives. […]

Can 2014 Be The Year Of Real Healthcare Innovation?

Our body is a machine for living. It is organized for that, it is its nature. Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself, it will do more than if you paralyze it bey encumbering it with remedies. — Leo Tolstoy No matter how optimistic and hopeful you might be by […]

What to know about Medicare in 2014

The New Year brings improvements and other changes to Medicare. Here’s a brief rundown of what to expect in 2014. The best news is that there are no changes in Medicare’s Part B premium and deductible. The standard premium for the part of Medicare that covers your doctor visits and outpatient hospital care will stay […]

GRAY MATTERS: Medicare annual enrollment information: It’s not junk mail

Medicare’s Part C and D annual enrollment period is just around the corner, which means it’s time to take a good look at the enrollment information that arrives in mailboxes the first week of October. Failure to do so could lead to hundreds of dollars in unexpected prescription drug costs in 2014, warns the Health […]