Brian Biles

Summary

Affiliation: George Washington University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of health reform on the Medicare Advantage program: realigning payment with performance
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 27:1-12. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Medicare Advantage in the era of health reform: progress in leveling the playing field
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 5:1-14. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Medicare Advantage reforms: comparing House and Senate bills
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, Scool of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 74:1-12. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Paying Medicare Advantage plans by competitive bidding: how much competition is there?
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 65:1-12. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint The continuing cost of privatization: extra payments to Medicare Advantage plans jump to $11.4 billion in 2009
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 51:1-18. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Medicare Advantage's private fee-for-service plans: paying for coordinated care without the coordination
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 48:1-12. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The continuing cost of privatization: extra payments to Medicare Advantage plans in 2008
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 43:1-15. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The cost of privatization: extra payments to Medicare Advantage plans--updated and revised
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 23:1-16. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Medicare advantage: déjà vu all over again?
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Medicare beneficiary out-of-pocket costs: are Medicare Advantage Plans a better deal?
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, United States
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 19:1-16. 2006

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of health reform on the Medicare Advantage program: realigning payment with performance
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 27:1-12. 2012
    ..While payments will vary across the nation, high-performing MA plans stand to benefit from this new arrangement...
  2. ncbi request reprint Medicare Advantage in the era of health reform: progress in leveling the playing field
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 5:1-14. 2011
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Medicare Advantage reforms: comparing House and Senate bills
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, Scool of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 74:1-12. 2009
    ..This issue brief compares the above and other provisions in the House and Senate bills, which have a common overall goal to improve the value that Medicare obtains for the dollars it spends..
  4. ncbi request reprint Paying Medicare Advantage plans by competitive bidding: how much competition is there?
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 65:1-12. 2009
    ..Given the relative lack of competition in many markets as well as the potential impact on traditional Medicare, the authors call for careful consideration of a new system for setting MA plan payments...
  5. ncbi request reprint The continuing cost of privatization: extra payments to Medicare Advantage plans jump to $11.4 billion in 2009
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 51:1-18. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Medicare Advantage's private fee-for-service plans: paying for coordinated care without the coordination
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 48:1-12. 2008
    ..This issue brief examines the development of PFFS plans, the policies underlying the rapid increase in the plans and their enrollment, the payments they receive, and the potential impact of the new legislation...
  7. ncbi request reprint The continuing cost of privatization: extra payments to Medicare Advantage plans in 2008
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 43:1-15. 2008
    ..Moreover, while the new legislation removes a few factors contributing to the extra payments, a number of other factors remain unaffected...
  8. ncbi request reprint The cost of privatization: extra payments to Medicare Advantage plans--updated and revised
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 23:1-16. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Medicare advantage: déjà vu all over again?
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Medicare beneficiary out-of-pocket costs: are Medicare Advantage Plans a better deal?
    Brian Biles
    Department of Health Policy, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, United States
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 19:1-16. 2006
    ..Despite the high payments, relative to fee-for-service costs, that MA plans receive from Medicare to enrich enrollee benefits, these plans may not always be a good deal for sicker beneficiaries who use more health services...