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.
For healthcare systems that operate in a fee-for-service model, drops in utilization have resulted in significant financial strain and created even more uncertainty amidst the pandemic. How can healthcare systems plan for the future?
Star Ratings Plan Preview periods are officially underway. In this article, GHG’s Melissa Smith summarizes the most noteworthy changes implemented during the First Plan Preview.
A global pandemic and Presidential election year have created uncertainty surrounding this year’s AEP. However, there are a few things we know for certain and this year, health plans should be prepared with an intentional OEP strategy.
In a year where we find ourselves using the word “unprecedented” far too often, NCQA’s recently released HEDIS updates continue the trend. GHG’s Melissa Smith summarizes the high-impact measure changes in this article.
In the midst of a viral pandemic and evolving social movements, developing a robust SDOH strategy is more important now than ever before.
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.
Now that CMS has released 2021 updates for agents and brokers, it’s important to explore these changes in the context of COVID-19 and how standard Medicare selling practices will not be sufficient for this year’s AEP.
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.
There’s no doubt about it: COVID-19 will change the way we sell Medicare products. Health plans must pivot strategies to navigate the new norms of COVID-19 and an upcoming Presidential election.