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New study: Elderly Medicare beneficiaries most satisfied with their health insurance
Date:7/18/2012

eneficiaries with Medicare Advantage reported at least one access problem due to cost, compared with 23 percent of those with traditional coverage. The authors say this may in part reflect Medicare Advantage beneficiaries' experience with private HMO plans that offer lower premiums in return for limited access to a smaller network of providers.

Looking Ahead

The authors conclude that "in the policy debates over the Federal budget deficit, the affordability of Medicare, and the expansion of health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, listening to the experiences of individuals, whether covered by Medicare or private employer insurance, is important." Given the more positive experiences of those covered by Medicare, states may want to consider offering traditional Medicare coverage to non-elderly individuals through the state exchanges to be set up in 2014.

"As we expand insurance and move toward near-universal coverage, it is imperative that we ensure health plans provide financial protection and good access to care," said Commonwealth Fund President Karen Davis. "The achievements of Medicare in fulfilling the goals of health insurance coverage for beneficiaries can provide important lessons for the entire U.S. health system."


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Contact: Mary Mahon
mm@cmwf.org
212-606-3853
Commonwealth Fund
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