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Medicare Advantage an Insurance Proving Ground for Providers
Health Leaders Media

As healthcare providers across the country consider opening subsidiary health insurance plans, some of the early adopters view the Medicare Advantage program as an advantageous place to get started.

In combination with a population health management effort, UNC Health Care has launched a Medicare Advantage plan targeted at the residents of Wake County, NC. This week, Allen Daugird, MD, MBA, president of UNC Physicians Network and UNC Health Care’s chief value officer, told HealthLeaders that developing an MA health plan is a high-gain, low-risk opportunity for providers.