The 2021 Star Ratings Program results have been released, and fewer MA plans received high Star Ratings. What does this mean for plans as we look toward the 2022 Star Ratings timeline?
The 2021 Star Ratings Second Plan Preview has officially been released. GHG’s Melissa Smith discusses the impacts to health plans and the ways in which MA plans can prepare.
CMS is increasing the weight of member experience measures beginning with the 2021 star ratings. This AIS Health article explores some of the ways in which MA plans can prepare.
With CMS’ release of the Contract Year 2021 Final Rule, MA plans now have some clarity regarding the many Star Ratings proposals made earlier this year.
On March 30, 2020, CMS released the interim final rule with comment period (IFC) to address a variety of payment and provider practice needs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the key takeaways for Star Ratings, Provider Flexibilities, and Telehealth.
On March 30, 2020, CMS announced temporary regulatory waivers and new rules to help the U.S. healthcare system continue operating through President Trump’s COVID-19 emergency declaration. With this new information, GHG’s Star Ratings expert, Melissa Smith, answers many of the FAQs we’ve received over the last few weeks.
CMS has announced significant temporary changes to Star Ratings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to provide some relief to healthcare organizations, but we still have many unanswered questions. Here’s what we know so far.
Right now, the industry is wrought with uncertainty and awaiting specific rulemaking from CMS in regard to the Star Ratings program. Read more for our suggestions on what clients can, and should, be doing from a Stars perspective in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis.
The term “member experience” means many things to many people in a Medicare Advantage (MA)…
With last week’s release of draft 2020 Medicare Advantage Star Ratings to health plans, the…