About HealthMetrix Research
HealthMetrix Research is based in Columbus, Ohio. President Alan Mittermaier is an experienced healthcare executive, management consultant, and health plan researcher. HealthMetrix Research consults on Medicare research conducted by Mathematica Policy Research and RTI International. HealthMetrix Research has developed the following proprietary decision-support products for Medicare beneficiaries.
MedicareNewsWatch.com (formerly HMOs4seniors.com) is a proprietary internet website launched in January 2000 featuring cost comparisons for over 200 Medicare health plans in 100 cities. The site is recognized in the list of "100 Most Useful Web Sites" by the AARP Bulletin. The website does not provide health/medical information except for links to other such websites.
Medicare CostShare Report is a proprietary annual cost comparison methodology whose findings assist seniors with making informed decisions regarding their Medicare options. Medicare CostShare Reports reprints are CMS-approved for distribution to beneficiaries.
Senior Choice Gold Award (SCGA) is an annual award established by HealthMetrix Research to recognize Medicare health plans nationwide based on excellence in plan benefit design and cost-effectiveness.
The MedicareWebWatch website certification program was established by HealthMetrix Research in 2009. The certification program identifies Medicare Advantage websites that offer a high-value, positive experience for plan members, caregivers, and other guests.
HealthMetrix Research Contact Information:
Alan Mittermaier, President
Columbus, OH 43230