Monday, March 10, 2008

GAO Report on Medicare Advantage Plans

The GAO recently published a report comparing traditional Medicare to Medicare Advantage plans (offered by private insurers.) U.S. News & World Report offers a synopsis of the report here. The original GAO report on Medicare Advantage, "Medicare Advantage: Increased Spending Relative to Medicare Fee-for-Service May Not Always Reduce Beneficiary Out-of-Pocket Costs," is available as a PDF.