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As the leading advocacy coalition supporting Medicare Advantage, BMA shares news and information about the latest evidence-based research and innovative care in Medicare.

Better Medicare Alliance

Chronic disease has been described as a growing crisis in the United States by health and economic experts as statistics show  devastating impact on quality of life and significant loss of life.  The YMCA, a worldwide community-based organization known for its health and wellness programs, decided to act to understand how chronic conditions – such as diabetes, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, obesity – have an impact on their members and the communities they serve. 

As discussion of how best to address the health needs of millions of Medicare beneficiaries struggling with multiple chronic illnesses receives increased attention in Congress, the Better Medicare

Better Medicare Alliance

Just days before Medicare's 50th anniversary, the Better Medicare Alliance (BMA) sponsored a National Journal Forum, "The Future of Medicare," to bring together key health care stakeholders to disc

Jim Parker, President, IU Health Plans

Indiana University Health (IU Health) has long recognized the value of provider-led insurance plans.  Since the early 90’s, weit haves operated its our own health plan, in addition to co-owning a managed care plan for Medicaid patients.  

Elena Rios, M.D., M.S.P.H., President and CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association

As a primary care physician, Medicare’s transition to value-based care is especially important to my community and the 55,000 Hispanic physicians I represent.

Jane Cheshire Gilbert, Director of Retiree Health Care, Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System

Medicare has always been the model of health security for Americans, as well as a laboratory for change and progress in the U.S.

Better Medicare Alliance

This week, the Better Medicare Alliance announced that former Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz will become the President and CEO of the Better Medicare Alliance.  She is a well-respected health care

Krista Drobac, Interim Executive Director, Better Medicare Alliance

Here in Washington, we get caught up in the policy weeds reading reports and interpreting what policymakers think about Medicare Advantage. We discuss the rate notice, so-called “coding intensity” and benchmarking.  However, if you take a step back and look at what really matters, i.e. what seniors think, the results are clear. 

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