Leverage market competition for government contracts
Payers that face increased pressure from employers to control costs are shifting some of their focus to compete for Medicare enrollees through private FFS (PFFS) and other Medicare Advantage (MA) plans, according to a report by A.M. Best Company, a credit rating organization based in Oldwick, NJ. Understanding the trends affecting payers may help capitated providers to leverage their terms or rates during contract negotiations.
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