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Title: Rural Enrollment in Medicare Advantage: Growth Slows in 2008
Abstract: This policy brief examines the rate of enrollment in the Medicare Advantage (MA) program in 2008 as compared to previous years. It notes that there has been a significant decrease in the enrollment growth rate in the MA program, an increase in the enrollment growth rate in preferred provider organization (PPO) plans in rural areas, growth rate in private fee-for-service PPO plans exceeding that of PPOs. The policy brief also updates earlier findings from analysis of the MA program reported by the RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy and Analysis and includes tables, figures, and references.
Inv. Code: ORHP00456
Year: 2009
Language(s): English
Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Length: 6 pp
Audience: Professionals, Researchers
Pub. Type: Policy Brief
Author(s): Not Applicable

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