Amedisys, LHC Group Take More Risks on Medicare Advantage

Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2017 1:39 PM

Medicare Advantage enrollment has grown 71% since the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010. As a result, major players Amedisys and LHC Group have a huge opportunity for higher payments.

As of 2017, 1 in 3 of people with Medicare are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan. 

“So, even though Medicare Advantage rates typically are lower than Medicare fee-for-service, and contracting with private sector insurance companies can be complicated, home health companies are making moves to grow their MA revenue.”

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