Physicians across the country are well aware of the benefits Medicare Advantage offers for their patients. Medicare Advantage has been shown to result in higher quality for patients, greater access to preventive services, and lower rates of hospital readmissions. In addition, Seniors have overwhelmingly voted with their feet in favor of Medicare Advantage. In a recent survey, seniors report that 94% of seniors in Medicare Advantage are satisfied with the quality of care they receive in Medicare Advantage.
Despite its success, lawmakers in Washington, D.C. have cut over $200 billion from the Medicare Advantage program and are poised to cut more from the program in coming months. Physicians and patients are concerned that additional Medicare Advantage cuts will erode the program. Cuts to Medicare Advantage are bad for the healthcare system and bad for seniors. Read More>>>