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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 »

Study: C-Section Does Carry Added Risks

MONDAY, April 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — For pregnant women, a C-section carries a higher risk of severe complications than a vaginal delivery, particularly after age 35, a new study finds. The researchers said that cesarean deliveries appear to cause an overall 80% increased risk of severe maternal complications when compared with vaginal delivery. For… Read More »