Navigation Links
1 in 3 Medicare Part D Enrollees Select Medicare Advantage Drug Plans for 2009
Date:2/24/2009

ear the end of 2008.

United Healthcare solidified its market leader status by claiming the number one and two most popular PDPs, partly through its ability to serve automatically assigned LIS beneficiaries in more states for 2009. Humana, who raised its PDP premiums by 60 and 63 percent, lost 31 percent of its PDP enrollment relative to mid-2008 levels.

"Economic forces are reshaping Medicare," said Washington. "Many beneficiaries appeared to vote with their feet by moving to drug plans with cheaper premiums, as there was a strong correlation between premiums and plan selection. The government was also protected by automatic switching of many low-income beneficiaries to the less expensive plans. Medicare beneficiaries are typically on a fixed income and will likely be looking for these kinds of savings going forward as well."

Avalere Health uses its DataFrame database to track trends in the Medicare Part D marketplace. Launched in 2006 in concert with the first year of the drug benefit program, DataFrame can be used to analyze plans, product placement, cost-sharing, benefit structure and other items that can impact beneficiary experience and commercial business performance.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Avalere Health
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Consumer Watchdog to U.S. Senate: Dont Leave Consumers Out of Health Reform Debate, Public Opposes Mandatory Purchases of Private Insurance & Supports Opening Medicare to Everyone
2. DST Health Solutions Launches New RiskAnalyzer Software to Help Medicare Advantage Plans Manage Risk Adjustment
3. Coalition to Protect Senior Care Urges Obama Administration to Support Frontline Caregivers by Protecting Medicare Funding in FY 2010 Budget Blueprint
4. Three Miami Physicians and Three Medical Workers Charged With $10 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme
5. Six In 10 Americans Support Opening Medicare as a "Public Option" to the Private Insurance Market; Public Willing to Pay Through Payroll Deductions
6. As Congress Debates Competitive Bidding Program, Home Oxygen Beneficiaries and Providers Left to Cope with 27 Percent Cut to Medicare Home Oxygen Benefit
7. Former Medical Director Speaks Out About Medicare Fraud
8. American Association for Homecare Proposes to Congress a Medicare Anti-Fraud Action Plan that Includes Increased Penalties, Site Inspection, and Tough Standards
9. Medicare Faces Challenges Caring for Chronically Ill
10. CDS Completes Large-Scale Transition of Medicare Data Processing
11. Medicare Drug Plan Doughnut Hole Could Impact Seniors Health
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/22/2014)... Gables, FL (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 Coral ... lice removal service , Lice Troopers, with its new clinic ... in southern Florida, takes the hassle out of dealing with ... services in one of their two salon clinic locations in ... or other location. , The decision to expand developed naturally ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... York (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 The holidays ... staple of the season. Many may be thinking about how ... span of a few weeks. Health Republic Insurance of New ... Registered Dietitian, Andrea Chernus, to provide some smart ideas to ... stay healthy. , 1)    Avoid arriving at a holiday gathering over-hungry ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Physicians in China are most eagerly awaiting ... non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), according to a new report from ... firm. MabThera is the only biologic available to treat ... of NHL. , According to Kantar Health’s report, “Biosimilars ... NHL in China has been growing and is expected ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 2014 Only weeks following the announcement ... cities to have a battery manufacturer create 29 well-paying ... http://www.talklocal.com ) is launching in Henderson to deliver ... “A strong manufacturing sector is going to build a ... explained, “and TalkLocal works with small businesses that rely ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Pasadena sleep apnea dentist, Dr. Marine ... drivers are 15 times more likely to cause deadly ... experts believe that sleep-deprived drivers may be just as ... of Americans may be sleep-deprived without even knowing it. ... 18 million Americans have sleep apnea, but as many ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Professional In-Home All-Natural Lice Removal Service Expands to Coral Gables and surrounding areas. 2Health News:Health Republic Insurance of New York Offers Five Simple Tips to Eat Healthy During the Holidays 2Health News:Physicians in China See Most Significant Demand for MabThera Biosimilar 2Health News:Physicians in China See Most Significant Demand for MabThera Biosimilar 3Health News:TalkLocal Launches in Henderson Weeks Following New Megafactory, New Jobs Announcement 2Health News:Pasadena Dentist, Dr. Marine Martirosyan, Now Offers Consultations for Sleep Apnea 2
... , CLEVELAND, Dec. 8 Agilysys, ... information technology and hospitality software solutions, announced today that Summa ... of software solutions to streamline efficiency and control costs in ... use Eatec® Solutions by Agilysys, an inventory and procurement system; ...
... , LAS VEGAS, Dec. 8 ... Glen Tullman will host a webcast today, broadcasted live from the ... innovations: Allscripts Professional(TM) EHR 9.0 , a breakthrough in user ... physician groups; and Allscripts Remote (TM) for BlackBerry ® ...
... , ... leveraging Ifbyphone,s Virtual Call Center software and bringing ... over 50% while also integrating interactive voice response (IVR) technology ... , (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091020/LA94596LOGO ) , DiabetesAmerica looked to ...
... HUNTINGTON BEACH, California and AMSTERDAM, December 8 ... that,it will be presenting six studies focusing on MammaPrint(R) at ... premiere conferences in,breast cancer research worldwide. The SABCS will take ... San Antonio, Texas, USA. , Agendia,s ...
... SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 8 Anesiva, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... received a letter from The NASDAQ Stock Market ("Nasdaq") stating ... of Publicly Held Shares (MVPHS) of $5,000,000 during the last ... in compliance with Listing Rule 5450(b)(1)(C). The notification letter has ...
... ... STRM ) a leading provider of document workflow solutions ... selected the Company,s enterprise technology to improve quality and operating ... patient medical record across their healthcare enterprise. The implementation ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Summa Health System Selects Software Solution Suite from Agilysys 2Health News:Summa Health System Selects Software Solution Suite from Agilysys 3Health News:Allscripts Launches New Innovations in Live Event 2Health News:Allscripts Launches New Innovations in Live Event 3Health News:Allscripts Launches New Innovations in Live Event 4Health News:Allscripts Launches New Innovations in Live Event 5Health News:Allscripts Launches New Innovations in Live Event 6Health News:Ifbyphone's Virtual Call Center Software Saves DiabetesAmerica Over $240,000 Per Year 2Health News:Ifbyphone's Virtual Call Center Software Saves DiabetesAmerica Over $240,000 Per Year 3Health News:Agendia to Present Broad Array of Data at 2009 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2Health News:Agendia to Present Broad Array of Data at 2009 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 3Health News:Anesiva Receives NASDAQ Listing Compliance Notice 2Health News:Anesiva Receives NASDAQ Listing Compliance Notice 3Health News:Moses Cone Health System Selects Streamline Health to Enhance the Electronic Medical Record 2Health News:Moses Cone Health System Selects Streamline Health to Enhance the Electronic Medical Record 3Health News:Moses Cone Health System Selects Streamline Health to Enhance the Electronic Medical Record 4
(Date:12/19/2014)... 19, 2014 In today,s rapidly changing, ... communication tools are essential for survival. The world ... consumers, desires, preferences, and unmet needs are evolving ... groups across all industries are continually searching for ... the adoption of new market research techniques like ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 18, 2014 Somewhere between dropping ... health was forgotten. But Audicus , a next-generation ... better this new year. Hearing loss is ... aging population, though it is often unaddressed. Forty-eight million ... has a hearing aid, mainly due to price. Hearing ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... CITY, Calif., Dec. 18, 2014 Capnia, ... the development of medical diagnostics based on its ... gas flow, today announced financial results for the ... 2014. "Following the completion of our ... positioned to maximize the recently initiated CoSense® commercial ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Study Uncovers New Tools and Techniques for Understanding Consumer Decision Making 2Audicus Will Help People Resolve to Hear Better in 2015 2Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8
... Jan. 5, 2011 Heska Corporation (Nasdaq: HSKA ... Conference hosted by Sidoti & Company, LLC on Monday, January ... 42nd Street (Park Avenue at Grand Central) in New York ... Eastern Time. (Logo:   http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20000622/HESKALOGO ) ...
... Mich., Jan. 5, 2011 Although smoking is an expensive ... you quit smoking can seem like expensive purchases as well. ... to try to do it "cold turkey" – the most ... leads to relapse.   The use of store ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Resolved to Quit Smoking This Year? 2Resolved to Quit Smoking This Year? 3
Open armhole design with Velcro release enables removal without compromising sterile field. Loops attached at shoulders for proper hanging & storage...
The most comfortable and easy to use apron in the industry. This front protection apron comes with a fully adjustable snap-on 5" orthopedic belt to relieve weight off your shoulders. Velcro strap acr...
Six inch wide elastic belt transfers the apron weight off the shoulders. 0.5mm front and 0.25mm back with a generous overlap for double protection. Shoulder pads included. Also available without wide...
Front protection with choice of adjustable 2" buckle or velcro belt which crosses the back for a comfortable fit. Adjustable straps at shoulders keeps apron snug....
Medicine Products: