Understanding the Value of Medicare Advantage

November 3, 2015
Hosted by Laura Mineff

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Episode Description

The Better Medicare Alliance (BMA) is a non-profit, 501(c)(4) advocacy coalition that brings together Medicare Advantage beneficiaries; health plans, hospital systems, providers, businesses, and advocacy organization, which support Medicare Advantage. The goal is to promote and sustain the federal policy that enables the option of Medicare Advantage within Medicare. BMA is a source of information on the experience in Medicare Advantage plans and the payment and delivery of care. Medicare Advantage is the part of Medicare that provides comprehensive, high quality, affordable health care coverage to seniors and people with disabilities. Medicare Advantage plans focus on prevention, coordinated care, chronic care management, and innovations in provider payment models that reward value over volume. My guest next week is Allyson Schwartz, BMA’s President & CEO. She will discuss her work to protect and sustain Medicare for seniors today and into the future plus offer insights on policymaker.

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Many of us have chosen to embrace the different passages of our lives. We grow attached to our families and extended families in cherishing and enjoying sharing time and activities. As our brothers and sisters have families and our children create their own families, life keeps going on even during change with the older generation’s mobility and lifestyle challenges. We remember the times we have shared together from the many lasting memories. As we age in the place we love, we modify our homes to support our new needs and help us maintain our independence so that we can continue to live in our homes. It is nurturing for us to embrace the reality that for our continued well-being. There are many ways to help and enhance our lives while maintaining and still living in our homes. You can start by tuning in to Dynamic Insights for your Home Environment.

Laura Mineff

I have been a design contractor for 18 years in establishing my own business, which offers life-style consultation, building and designed concepts for individuals and commercial projects throughout the United States. I absolutely love what I do and have an insightful gift of extracting from my clients what they are looking to create for their desires and needs. My background includes a career as a licensed practical nurse, who has experience in assisting people with health and living challenges during life’s changes. I have taken on the challenge of working with major developers and conquering build outs for residential and commercial projects to reflect the changing lifestyle environments across the country. My knowledge and understanding of design development, contracting and general contracting embrace diverse elements to create atmospheres clients gravitate towards as they grow and expand in their life. I have tremendously enjoyed working with people in different stages of their life, health, family and home. I am a member of NAWBO, BNI and Cleveland HBA and have been recognized with 5 stars from HOUZ. BIA Home Association has acknowledged my business as a leader in green residential home projects that integrated teams from the community and local student groups. My goal to help and invigorate my clients to dwell in the best environment for their emotional, physical and professional lives is what I am passionate about in watching the joy of others come alive.

Episode Directory

December 2015

November 2015

  • 11/17/2015: Exploring the Options for Your Well Being and Choosing to Stay in Your Home Listen Now
  • 11/10/2015: Understanding the Central Nervous System for Our Well Being Overview Listen Now
  • 11/3/2015: Understanding the Value of Medicare Advantage Listen Now

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