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Ivy Benjenk RN, MPH is a PhD student in health services research at the University of Maryland and a clinical instructor of psychiatric nursing at the George Washington University. Previously, she has worked in quality improvement and as an inpatient psychiatric nurse. Her interests include quality improvement, patient safety, behavioral health, and nursing workforce issues.

Risk Selection and Health Outcomes in Private Medicare Plans

By | December 18, 2017

A new study in the January 2018 issue of Medical Care, “Changes in Case-Mix and Health Outcomes of Medicare Fee-for-Service Beneficiaries and Managed Care Enrollees During the Years 1992-2011” by Dr. Siran Koroukian, et al., finds that while Medicare Advantage private plans continue to benefit from favorable risk selection, Medicare Advantage (MA) enrollees do not have better… Read More »