Ted Knutson

Articles

Lack of Clarity on Medicare Advantage Palliative, Other Cancer Care Benefits Limits Consumer Uptake

April 11, 2020

Benefits newly available under Medicare Advantage are not well-known to consumers and uptake has been limited. At the same time, CMS has propsed funding the hospice benefit differently, which would allow MA plans to “carve in” to this benefit, creating additional uncertainty.