Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 22, 2009
Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) -- AIS, publisher of industry-leading newsletters Health Plan Week, Medicare Advantage News and Drug Benefit News, is pleased to announce publication of "Managed Medicare and Medicaid Factbook: 2009." With 2010 Medicare Advantage Rates recently being announced and submission deadlines looming, it's critical that health plans have solid data to remain competitive in the shifting Medicare Advantage, Part D and Medicaid markets. For detailed information on this publication, go to http://www.aishealth.com/Products/gfb.html.
Available in print and CD formats, the 2009 Medicare and Medicaid Factbook is the perfect resource for tracking current players, costs, strategies and results. It includes:
-- Details of how plans are coping with possible cuts to Medicare Advantage
payments, as well as rising costs and a worsening economy
-- Special Needs Plan data, including a list of SNPs by state with enrollment figures
-- A new section on the marketing of Part D plans, which has come under increased scrutiny from state and federal governments
-- Enrollment trends and market share data
-- A directory of plans with enrollment figures for Medicare, managed Medicaid and PDPs
-- Prescription drug data for Part D plans
-- Results from Medicaid Pharmacy Directors' annual survey
-- Mergers and acquisitions
-- And more
For more information and to view the complete Table of Contents, visit http://www.aishealth.com/Products/gfb.html.
The Factbook is also available in an expanded CD Version featuring:
-- CMS data in Excel spreadsheets, so you can see -- and manipulate -- the data in its raw form
-- Historical data of Medicare and Medicaid managed care plans
-- A directory of Special Needs Plans
-- Information about Part D participants with benefit structure and enrollment data
-- Mailing lists
-- A complete user-friendly PDF version of the book for fast searching
AIS's Managed Medicare and Medicaid Factbook supplies health care managers with the information they need to accurately forecast trends, develop more profitable bids in the future, sustain growth and expand enrollment in MA-PD plans and PDPs, plan market moves into managed Medicaid and stay on top of market share stats in Medicare managed care and MA. For more information on AIS's Managed Medicare and Medicaid Factbook: 2009, go to http://www.aishealth.com/Products/gfb.html.
AIS develops highly targeted news, data and strategies for managers in hospitals, health plans, medical group practices, pharmaceutical companies and other health care organizations. Learn more at http://www.AISHealth.com.