Peter Huckfeldt and colleagues find Medicare Advantage costs less and leads to better patient outcomes than traditional Medicare

Peter Huckfeldt and colleagues find Medicare Advantage costs less and leads to better patient outcomes than traditional Medicare

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According to a new study published in Health Affairs, Medicare Advantage, results in greater savings, more efficient quality care and better patient outcomes for knee replacement and other common procedures than traditional, fee-for-service Medicare programs.

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Peter Huckfeldt (RAND)

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"Privatized version of Medicare saves more money than traditional fee-for-service" - USC News. 1/9/2017.

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