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As a primary care physician, Medicare’s transition to value-based care is especially important to my community and the 55,000 Hispanic physicians I represent.
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This week, the Better Medicare Alliance announced that former Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz will become the President and CEO of the Better Medicare Alliance. She is a well-respected health care
Here in Washington, we get caught up in the policy weeds reading reports and interpreting what policymakers think about Medicare Advantage. We discuss the rate notice, so-called “coding intensity” and benchmarking. However, if you take a step back and look at what really matters, i.e. what seniors think, the results are clear.
In response to the 2016 Advance Rate Notice for the Medicare Advantage Program recently issued by the CMS, the Better Medicare Alliance submitted comments urging the agency to maintain payment levels for 2016.
Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposal that would reduce reimbursements to Medicare Advantage (MA) plans by about 1 percent. While that may not seem like a big change, it is on top of more than 10 percent in reductions to the program the previous two years – and 14 percent since 2010.