The new Medicare Advantage a disadvantage for providers?

  • Patrick K O'Hare
  • Published 2004 in
    Healthcare financial management : journal of the…


The Medicare Advantage program, a provision of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003, encourages providers to think about dealing with Medicare Advantage plans the way they now deal with commercial payers. Consequently, the Medicare Advantage program could either benefit or harm providers.