An Examination of Medicare Private Fee-for-Service Plans
This March 2007 issue brief, commissioned by the Kaiser Family Foundation, provides insight Medicare private fee-for-service plans, the most rapidly growing type of Medicare Advantage plan. As of February 2007, these plans enrolled 1.3 million beneficiaries, up from just 209,000 in December 2005. The paper examines the history of these plans, their key features, trends related to their availability and enrollment and their implications for Medicare beneficiaries. Jonathan Blum, Ruth Brown and Miryam Frieder of Avalere Health, LLC., authored the paper.
Issue Brief (.pdf)
also of interest
- Medicare Health Plans and Dually Eligible Beneficiaries: Industry Perspectives on the Current and Future Market
- Medicare at a Glance
- Seniors' Knowledge and Experience With Medicare's Open Enrollment Period and Choosing a Plan: Key Findings from the Kaiser Family Foundation 2012 National Survey of Seniors
- Medicare Advantage 2012 Data Spotlight: Enrollment Market Update