The New York Times reported this week that Medicare Advantage plans “have been improperly denying many medical claims to patients and physicians alike.” A report by the US Department of Health and Human Services claims the denials are an attempt to increase profits. Full story.

AAHKS reminds members to report any problems with preauthorization, inpatient/outpatient, etc. for private patients, Medicare Advantage or Medicare beneficiaries to Josh Kerr, Director of Advocacy, at