Continue to aggressively report all Medicare Advantage/Part C denials,down grades and disputes. The list of CMS contacts are on our webpage. If we don’t report the abuse, there is a ‘sense’ that all is well. The MA plans receive large yearly bonuses based on their client/Medicare patient’s scoring of their services. The MA plans are able to offer more than Traditional Medicare with payment based on per-member, per month payments-all based on the risk to care for the pt/how sick they are = higher payments. Stay tuned as we are all learning how to survive the big push for more MA plans.