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Non-renewals of Medicare+Choice will hit rural elderly the hardest

Posted By On August 30, 2000 @ 8:00 am In Headline News | No Comments

Non-renewals will affect 934,000 Medicare beneficiaries, according to figures released by the federal Health Care Financing Administration.

Elderly rural residents will be hardest hit when managed health care plans do not renew their Medicare+Choice contracts as recently announced, say analysts from the Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI) at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Non-renewals will affect 934,000 Medicare beneficiaries, according to figures released by the federal Health Care Financing Administration. Almost

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