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Historically Low Medicare Advantage Premiums for 2021

Trump Administration Announces Historically Low Medicare Advantage Premiums ahead of the 2021 Annual Enrollment Period.

Ahead of the annual Medicare Open Enrollment, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that the average 2021 premiums for Medicare Advantage plans are expected to decline 34.2 percent from 2017 while plan choice, benefits, and enrollment continue to increase. The Medicare Advantage average monthly premium will be the lowest in 14 years, since 2007, for the over 26 million Medicare beneficiaries projected to enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan for 2021.

To read the full announcement, click here.

Primary care doctors look at payment overhaul after pandemic disruption

Kaiser Health News quotes Dr. T. Larry Blosser, Medical Director for Outpatient Services at COPC, about how primary care physicians were better off with value-based care during the pandemic. Read more about the story that appeared on Chicago Tribune

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12 Factors That Put You At "Severe Risk" For COVID-19

There are many factors that put you at “severe risk” for COVID-19. Dr. Robert Stone, MD of Central Ohio Primary Care says age can be one of them since incidence of hypertension and cardiovascular disease is greater. Read this article to learn more about these risk factors.

COPC Showing Great Success with Telehealth

Here’s what going to the doctor could look like post-coronavirus.