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Resource Platform Attempts to Explain Existing and Possible Medicare Reform Plans

August 27, 2012
by Gabriel Perna
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MedeAnalytics, the Emeryville, Calif.-based provider of healthcare performance management software and consultancy services, has a service to healthcare industry executives and policy professionals attempting to understand, and plan for, the impact of the myriad legislative requirements affecting Medicare. It also provides services on alternative Medicare reform plans, including those of President Obama, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan. 

Factored into the resource center analysis is the Affordable Care Act; the Budget Control Act of 2011 or the “debt deal,” which requires a two-percent reduction to Medicare; and the sustainable growth rate (SGR) and the so-called “doc fix.” According to MedeAnalytics, the Medicare picture is complicated by potential policy changes that could be determined by the outcome of the presidential and congressional elections.

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