“Medicare is committed to empowering seniors to
choose high-quality health and drug plans that
fit their needs and the needs of their families.
More high-quality choices mean improved quality
care and better customer service at lower cost.
Medicare Open Enrollment begins soon and the
star ratings helps people with Medicare shop to
find the best choice possible.”
Verma, CMS, Administrator
73% of enrollees in Medicare Advantage plans
with prescription drug coverage (MA-PDs) will be
in plans rated with four stars or higher in
2018, compared to roughly 69% this year,
according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
Services. Overall, 44% of MA-PDs that will be
offered in 2018 earned four stars or higher,
compared to 49% in 2017. CMS also noted that
approximately 47% of enrollees in standalone
prescription drug plans will be in plans with
four and five stars next year, compared to about
41% in 2017.
MACRA seems to raise more questions than answers, and
providers are eager to understand the path forward. There is
a maddening swirl of new acronyms joining an already
confusing landscape of regulations and reporting changes.
Alternative Payment Models in Medicaid - Deloitte Research,
October 25, 2017
Accountable Care Web Summit, November 16, 2017
Payment Programs in 2018: Medicare, MA Plans and Medicaid,
December 5, 2017
Coding Accuracy in Commercial Value Based Contracts, December
Future Care Web Summit, January 25, 2018
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