Category Archives: Medicare

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…

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 31, 2018

Aetna, Medicare, Star Ratings

Add 2019 Star Ratings to your Enrollment Kits


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="14182" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text] Action required: Add 2019 star ratings to 2019 enrollment kits CMS requires producers to review the 2019 star ratings document with beneficiaries when presenting 2019 Individual Medicare plans (MA/MAPD, PDP). By October 31,…