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A Deeper Dive on Prior Authorization in Medicare Advantage May 6, 2022

By Mary Beth Donahue Recently an HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) report and accompanying New York Times article raised questions about the use of prior authorization in Medicare Advantage. While there are over 28.5…

Separating Fact from Fiction on Medicare Advantage EGWPs March 21, 2022

by Mary Beth Donahue and Andrew MacPherson A few months ago, you would be forgiven for thinking that an EGWP (pronounced “egg whip”) is a breakfast dish, rather than a valued health coverage option. But,…

Medicare Advantage Is Closing the Health Disparities Gap for Seniors January 20, 2022

By Mary Beth Donahue The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states it plainly: “racial and ethnic minority groups, throughout the United States, experience higher rates of illness and death … when compared to…


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