Posts Tagged ‘medicare HMOs’

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Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 by Al Lewis (alewis)

The idea to market Lou Gehrig jerseys to raise proceeds and awareness for ALS was first made public in the economic policy humor book Why the Heck Aren’t We Already Doing This Stuff? 12 Economic Policy Ideas Even a Congressman Could Understand. air max pas cher pour homme Mochilas Kanken Infantil fjallraven kanken pas [...]

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Saving Medicare Advantage

Friday, February 6th, 2009 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Member acquisitions costs can approach 10% of fees in Medicare Advantage HMOs. By making Medicare Fee For Service an “opt out” rather than

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former nba player recounts struggle with drug addiction

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008 by Al Lewis (alewis)

The author points out that an enormous chunk of the bailout money, covering >65 retiree health expense, could be saved simply by having retirees go into Medicare HMOs. They eliminate most of the need for “gap” coverage now paid by the automakers. These HMOs are so popular that a million more seniors join voluntarily every year. If someone wants unfettered Medicare instead, that’s their choice which they can pay for, not a taxpayer obligation.

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