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Article | October 8, 2021

Will New Release of 4+ Star Plans Hasten the Depletion of the Medicare Hospital Insurance Trust Fund? Key Takeaways & Implications for Plans Coming Out of Recently Published 2022 Star Ratings

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Star Year 2022 Ratings have officially posted, allowing Medicare Advantage beneficiaries to compare plan options based on quality. This year, more beneficiaries will select from above-average plans, with 68% of MA-PDs (322 contracts) earning 4 stars or higher for Star…

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Article | September 16, 2021

With More Online Enrollment, MAOs Must Add ‘Personal Touch’

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Reprinted with AIS Health permission from the Sept. 16, 2021, issue of RADAR on Medicare Advantage. As Medicare Advantage organizations prepare to promote their plans for the 2022 Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP), marketing experts say they see a continued…

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Article | September 8, 2021

Star Year 2022 Second Plan Preview: Everything You Need to Know

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Several changes have been made between the 2021 Star Ratings and the 2022 Star Ratings; below is a summary of key measure and methodological changes, as well as the impact they may have on your plan. Key Changes for Star…

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Article | August 6, 2021

What You Need to Know About CMS’​ Recent Flurry of MA Star Ratings Reports, Data and Notifications

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Yesterday evening CMS released a number of key documents for Star Year 2022 and 2023 including a last-minute announcement that the two, triple weighted HOS outcomes measures will be moved to the display page effective Star Year 2022 and 2023…

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Executive Briefing | February 9, 2021

Racial Disparities in Healthcare: A Call to Action

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Reflecting on the significant events of 2020, most notably, heightened racial unrest and the unequal impact of COVID-19, we have a unique and time-sensitive opportunity to address the reality that racial disparities exist in our country. Racial disparities permeate across…

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Executive Briefing | January 26, 2021

2021 Health Plan Priorities: Pressing Past the Pandemic

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2020 has redefined healthcare in a way no one could have predicted. The US healthcare system finds itself looking at an uncertain future in which healthcare, namely COVID-19, has manifested itself in nearly every aspect of life. The impact of…

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Executive Briefing | December 16, 2020

Provider Data Management: A Longstanding Problem – Amplified in 2020 and Beyond

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YOUR PROVIDER DATA QUALITY PROBLEM MAY BE BIGGER THAN YOU THINK… AND IT COULD BE GETTING WORSE Under normal circumstances, inaccurate provider data presents significant operational and financial challenges for health plans. In 2020, these problems have been exacerbated across…

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Article | December 15, 2020

Geographic Direct Contracting: Background & Strategic Opportunity

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On December 3, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center released details on the much-anticipated Geographic Direct Contracting Model, or “Geo.” Geo is a new payment and care delivery model designed to assess whether Direct Contracting…

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Executive Briefing | November 19, 2020

Medicare Advantage Dental – Does the Future Look Like the Past?

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Medicare Advantage (MA)—an alternative to traditional Medicare which allows seniors to receive Part A and B benefits through private insurance—is more popular than ever. As of 2019, over one-third of all Medicare beneficiaries are enrolled in an MA plan and…

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Article | November 11, 2020

Healthcare Cost Transparency: The Guessing Game is Over

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In June 2019, the Trump administration issued an Executive Order (EO) that directed the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to propose regulations that enhance the ability for patients to shop for healthcare services. As directed by the…

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