The New Medicare Advantage Supplemental Benefits Policy Is the Biggest News in Years

David Sayen

The draft 2019 Call Letter for Medicare Advantage (MA) included new flexibility for plans around supplemental benefits. It was codified in the recent budget resolution to keep the government open and represents the biggest news for the industry in years. It offers a whole new toolbox for plans to address social determinants of health.

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Advance Notice Update – Risk Adjustment

Jessica Smith

Now that Part II of the Advanced Notice and Call Letter has been released, we are able to …

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House Passes Spending Bill That Includes Many Medicare Advantage Policies; Senate Announces Two-Year Budget Deal

Olga Walther

On Tuesday, the House passed a bill that would fund the government through March 23, 2018. Meanwhile, the …

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Data Universes – Friend not Foe

Tina Bailey

Data universes are not new in the Medicare Advantage and Part D space. The Centers for Medicare & …

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CMS Reports Medicare Advantage Provider Directories Continue to be Plagued with Inaccuracies

Elena Martin

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its Round Two online provider directory review, and the …

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Advance Notice Update: Star Ratings

Melissa Smith

With the much anticipated Advance Notice now in hand, we have our first glimpse into the Centers for …

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CMS Releases Part II of the Medicare Advantage Advance Notice & Draft Call Letter

Olga Walther

On February 1, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its 2019 Advance Rate Notice (Part …

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