Category Archives: Medicare Part D

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…