Many women and men experience bloating very often and it is a very uncomfortable feeling, but it also means a more serious condition. The main cause of bloating is poor digestion.Read more
Medpage Today: MedPAC Floats Idea Of ACO Medigap Plan A “Medicare Select ACO supplemental plan” would provide lower cost-sharing for patients in an ACO in an attempt to increase loyalty to that ACO’s providers, MedPAC staff told commissioners. A common complaint about ACOs has been that patients are free to receive care from any provider they like and not stay within that ACO, even though ACO providers remain financially responsible for that patient (Pittman, 9/12).
CQ HealthBeat: MedPAC Plans Closer Look At Medicare ACOs The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission plans to more closely examine Medicare accountable care organizations and at its meeting on Thursday reacted to a potential new way to encourage patients within ACOs to use in-network providers. Within the next few months a contractor for MedPAC will interview some of the participants in Medicare ACOs and report back on those experiences.