Obamacare Activity Quiets in Preparation for a Busy September

Olga Walther

With the failed Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal effort, senators packed their bags and headed off for August recess. Their return will be met with a significantly packed healthcare agenda: Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Reauthorization, ACA Stabilization Bill, Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act, as well as last ditch efforts to repeal the ACA through bills that have yet to be voted on such as Graham-Cassidy.

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Star Ratings – First Plan Preview is Underway!

Melissa Smith

The First Plan Preview period for the 2018 Star Ratings began last week with the Centers for Medicare …

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Can Your Model of Care Walk an Audit Mile?

Mayling Naputi

In sports, a good coach will tell you, “Practice like you play, because you will play like you …

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The True Path to Improving the Medicare Member Experience

John Gorman

I’ve been struck lately by two new research reports that demonstrate improving the member experience is the top …

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Risk Adjustment Importance During Open Enrollment

Jessica Smith

Now is the time of year when everyone is preparing for back-to-school events and the upcoming holidays, but …

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States Seeking Major Changes to Medicaid Program

Olga Walther

Congress is in recess, and, for now, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) fight is on hold, at least …

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Why Your Organization Should Consider Accreditation or Certification Status

Anita McCreavy

Many organizations find accreditation and certifications to be a requirement in a standard book of business. They provide a …

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