Healthcare IT Today August 15, 2019
Anne Zieger

Health plans are eager to grow their Medicare business but may not be able to meet their goals unless they build out their tech and administrative infrastructure further, according to results from a survey backed by health plan technology vendor HealthEdge.

The survey, which was conducted by market research firm Survata, was designed to gather information on how payers are addressing the demands of the growing baby boomer demographic. To Survata researchers spoke with 201 health insurance executives directly involved in Medicare and/or Medicare Advantage as of business.

According to the researchers, 92% of these execs said that their Medicare or Medicare Advantage plans are currently growing and that they are growing or plan to grow their Medicare Advantage lines more quickly...