Medicare pilot program fails to reduce health care costs

02/11/2009 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

A pilot project to reduce Medicare costs for the elderly by intensive coordinated care management did not work as well as policy experts had hoped. Only two of 15 centers set up around the country reduced hospitalization rates for Medicare patients and none of them saved money for the program.

View Full Article in:

Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
MGR POST MARKET STUDIES - 14000001LK
Abbott
Santa Ana, CA
Regulatory Analyst
Delta Dental
Alpharetta, GA
Eastern Zone Sales Director
Regenesis Biomedical
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Senior Financial Analyst - Growing Manager Care Health Org
Fallon Community Health Plan
Worcester, MA
Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs - Promotional Review
Novo Nordisk
Princeton, NJ