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Medicare Advantage is Counting on At-Home Care to Attract New Members says Cavulus CEO
Within two months, Medicare Advantage (MA) health plans must file their 2023 benefit packages with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. While each insurer's details will not be made public until October, Patrick Phillips, CEO of Cavulus, a leading technology firm in the industry, anticipates an increase in "at-home care" benefits offered to beneficiaries.
"The pandemic was an accelerant for home health care", notes Phillips, "but the winds have been shifting in this direction for several years." In 2019 Phillips told Home Health Care News that MA plans offering mobile nursing units, in-home visits and virtual monitoring would become a positive disruptive force in the health care industry.