Study finds traditional Medicare has better home healthcare than Medicare Advantage

[via Health Payer Intelligence]---Medicare Advantage home healthcare agencies offer significantly lower quality care than traditional Medicare plans’ home healthcare agencies, study finds.

Medicare Advantage plans are not providing the same high-quality home healthcare to seniors that traditional Medicare does, Brown University researchers discovered.

According to the study, members of traditional Medicare (TM) were 4.9 and 2.8 percent more likely to receive high-quality care than those in a low-rated Medicare Advantage plan and a high-rated Medicare Advantage plan, respectively. READ MORE

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