Feb 13, 2018
Jan 26, 2018
AHA response to HHS' request for information regarding barriers to choice and competition and proposed solutions to facilitate the development and operation of a health care system that provides high-quality care at affordable prices for the American people.
Jan 16, 2018
The AHA generally supports the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ proposals to increase flexibility in plan design, cost sharing and enrollment for the Medicare Advantage and prescription drug programs in 2019, but recommends caution to ensure that the added flexibility provides value…
Jan 16, 2018
AHA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ proposed rule outlining 2019 contract year policy and technical changes to the Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit programs.
Jan 2, 2018
The Centers for Medicare…
Nov 22, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today announced refinements to the Medicare Advantage Valued-Based Insurance Design Model for calendar year 2019, the third year of the demonstration program. The model is designed to test whether giving MA plans flexibility to offer…
Nov 17, 2017
The CMS on Nov. 16 issued a proposed rule that would update Medicare Advantage and the Part D prescription drug program.
Nov 9, 2017
Today's dynamic health care marketplace has created an environment in which some hospitals and health care systems are operating a health plan - either on their own or in partnership - as part of their strategy to advance health in their communities.
Some provider-owned health plans cover just one market segment (e.g., Medicaid managed care) and other plans offer a full portfolio of products for the public and commercial sectors. There are increasing examples of health care systems and hospitals partnering with provider and commercial health…
Oct 13, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this week published its star ratings for 2018 Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans. Approximately 44% of MA plans that offer prescription drug coverage will have an overall rating of four stars or higher in 2018, and about 52% of stand-…
Oct 2, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Friday released premium and cost information for Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug plans for the 2018 calendar year. The average Medicare Advantage premium will decrease by $1.91 to $30, while the average monthly premium for a…