As the nation’s senior population booms and more of them turn to Medicare Advantage (MA) plans for coverage, expect growing reliance on home-based population health palliative care solutions, especially now that CMS has approved coverage of supplemental benefits. These additional benefits have direct relevance for the provision of palliative care and social services for beneficiaries enrolled in MA plans. An estimated 3,700 MA health plans will be available in 2019, with 91 percent of beneficiaries able to choose from 10 or more plan options. According to a new report from The New England Journal of Medicine, the number of MA plans has more than tripled since 2005. It is expected that a growing […] Continue Reading 

Source: Population Health News