• Medicare Advantage UpCoding Has Been Eliminated by CMS Effective 2022

    4 days ago - By THCB

    By GEORGE HALVORSON
    Medicare Advantage now enrolls almost exactly half the people enrolled in Medicare - and has both significant fans and hardline opponents in the health care policy circles who disagree about its performance.
    The biggest attack point that comes from the critics deals with the issues of coding accuracy by the plans. The payment model for the program is capitation - and that capitation is based on the average cost of fee-for-service Medicare in every county. The people who designed the model believed that the country should use the average cost of fee-for-service Medicare...
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