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MedPAC calls for permanent reauthorization of Medicare Advantage plan covering nursing home residents

MedPAC calls for permanent reauthorization of Medicare Advantage plan covering nursing home residents

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The Medicare Advantage special needs plan that enrolls nursing home residents, set to expire at the end of 2014, will be permanently reauthorized if Congress acts on recommendations proposed by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC).

Report: Correcting Medicare Advantage overpayments could save billions

Correcting overpayments in the Medicare Advantage program could save the federal government billions of dollars, according to a new Government Accountability Office report.