• It’s no surprise that health plans and health systems are entering the Medicare Advantage (MA) market as 10,000 people become eligible every day. There has been a rise in enrollment and it continues to grow. In fact, CMS officials say they expect MA enrollment to jump to nearly 23 million people in 2019, which is […]

  • For health care systems, the benefits of entering the Medicare Advantage (MA) market—the private version of the US government’s Medicare program for the elderly—can be substantial. But the performance of those that have made the move thus far has been highly variable.

  • In recent years, a growing number of health care systems have looked for new growth by entering the health insurance business. That is especially true in the fast-expanding Medicare Advantage (MA) market, where health systems have been entering at unprecedented rates, seeking diversified revenue streams, higher profit margins, and opportunities to capture more of the value from care initiatives that improve patient health and reduce costs.