Impact of HMO Withdrawals on Vulnerable Medicare Beneficiaries
Schoenman, J. A.
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Parente, S. T., Feldman, J.J., Shah, M.M., Evans, W. N., Finch, M. D.
The Medicare+Choice (M+C) programhas faced successive waves of plan with-drawals since 1999. We collected data from1,055
beneficiaries who were involuntarilydisenrolled from a health maintenanceorganization (HMO) that withdrew fromsix large markets
in 1999 to investigate howthey were impacted by the forced change incoverage.