Analysis of Availability of Medicare + Choice, Commercial HMO, and FEHBP Plans in Rural Areas: Implications for Medicare Reform
Examines viability of introducing private competition into the Medicare program. Discusses availability of Medicare+Choice (M+C), commercial HMO, and Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) plans in rural (nonmetropolitan) counties.
Timothy McBride, Courtney Andrews, Keith Mueller, Michael Shambaugh-Miller
RUPRI Rural Policy Brief, 8(5)
RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
Health insurance · Medicare · Policy · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data