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.

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