Category Archives: Medicare Part D

UnitedHealthcare: The Sales Evaluation Period Has Been Extended!


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="18677" img_size="medium" alignment="center"][vc_column_text] The Sales Evaluation Period Has Been Extended! UnitedHealthcare’s Sales Evaluation Period has been extended to include sales of UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage (MA) Plans, Prescription Drug Plans (PDP), and Medicare Supplement Insurance…

CMS Proposes Medicare Advantage and Part D Payment and Policy Updates to Maximize Competition and Coverage


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16547" img_size="medium" alignment="center"][vc_column_text] Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released proposed changes that will take significant steps in continuing the agency’s efforts to maximize competition among Medicare Advantage and Part D…

Aetna News: Walmart Remains In-Network | Plus, SilverSneakers, CollegeSave, Member ID Cards, Diabetic Supplies and More


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="18454" img_size="medium" alignment="center"][vc_column_text] Medicare Producer News Individual MA/MAPD: January 16, 2019 Don't worry, Walmart is still an in-network pharmacy for 2019 MAPD and PDP products CVS Health recently announced that Walmart has opted to leave its…

MOST MEDICARE VALUE-BASED HOSPITALS WILL GET MORE MONEY IN 2019


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16617" img_size="medium"][vc_column_text] The top performing hospital in 2019 will receive a 3.6% net increase, and the lowest performing hospital will incur a net decrease of 1.59%. KEY TAKEAWAYS More than 1,550 hospitals (over 55%)…

October 22, 2018

Aetna, CVS, Medicare, Medicare Part D

CVS-Aetna merger faces resistance in New York


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16364" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text] New York state officials are considering blocking parts of the $68 billion merger of drugstore store chain CVS Health Corp. and Aetna Inc., jeopardizing billions of dollars in insurance premiums for Aetna. CVS…