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Modern Healthcare: Repairing Medicare Advantage Requires Shared Accountability

  • Apr 16, 2024
  • Meaghan Puglisi
  • 1-min Read

In an opinion piece published in Modern Healthcare, Lifespark CEO Joel Theisen shares why he believes Medicare Advantage is the program with the best chance to improve health for seniors while trimming bureaucracy and costs for taxpayers. His thoughts – with a push for shared accountability, we can make it work.

Joel explains that Medicare Advantage is the best chance taxpayers and consumers have had in decades to transform medicine from sick care to health care. The idea is to offer incentives for private businesses to improve overall health — and reduce overall costs — by focusing on wellness and prevention over traditional fee-for-service medicine for doctors and heads in beds for hospitals.

Read on for the full piece and share your thoughts….

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