Economy / Finance

Post-acute care: Medicare Advantage vs. traditional Medicare

From The Incidental Economist
May 16, 2017 - 7:00am
From a public spending point of view, post-acute care is particularly problematic. Most of Medicare’s geographic spending variation is due to this type of care. Part of the story is that Medicare pays for post-acute care in several different ways, with different implications for efficiency. For example, traditional Medicare (TM) — which spends ten percent of its total […]

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