The Miami Herald reports that seniors in South Florida have benefited from the highly lucrative and super competitive world of privately managed Medicare Advantage plans.
Kaiser Health News: In Miami, Medicare Comes With White-Glove Treatment
The scene at Leon Medical Centers' Healthy Living Facility in Miami on a recent Thursday resembled a cross between a luxury hotel and a theme park. White-gloved doormen wearing porter uniforms ushered elderly patients from white vans into a gleaming lobby with colored terrazzo floors and a bubbling fountain. ... It’s a one-stop shopping approach for health care based on a level of customer service and attention that, members tell the federal government, sets Leon Medical Centers apart in the highly-lucrative and super-competitive world of South Florida’s privately managed Medicare plans, or Medicare Advantage (Chang, 11/26).