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Narrow networks in Medicare Advantage plans refuted in new study

The share of Medicare Advantage primary care physician plans with broad networks has increased and enrollment in these plans is growing even more, according to analysis published this month in Health Affairs. The study, which claims to be the first longitudinal and national analysis of MA primary care physician networks, used a claims-based method for… Read More »

Celgene executives whipped up new, lucrative severance plans ahead of Bristol-Myers megadeal

It’s not only Celgene investors who are set for a big payoff with this week’s $ 74 billion sale to Bristol-Myers Squibb. Thanks to brand-new severance agreements inked days ahead of the deal announcement, its top executives could reap hefty gains, too. Under change-in-control severance arrangements that took effect Dec. 17, top Celgene managers would… Read More »

Daily on Healthcare: Yes, ‘Medicare for all’ would do away with private healthcare plans

Be more of an insider. Get the Washington Examiner Magazine, Digital Edition now. SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving Washington Examiner’s Daily on Healthcare newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-healthcare/ Yes, ‘Medicare for all’ would do away with private healthcare plans. When President Trump declared in a USA Today op-ed that the Democrats’ “Medicare for… Read More »