Rate Notice Crash Course
Medicare Advantage payment and policy changes are typically made through the Annual Rate Notice and Call Letter, issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Part I and Part II of the Advance Rate Notice and Draft Call Letter for contract year 2019 have been released. CMS is accepting comments on the Advance Rate Notice and Draft Call Letter until March 2, 2018. The 2019 Final Rate Notice and Call Letter will be released in in early April. Below, BMA has provided resources to catch up on key policies of Medicare Advantage and to better understand the proposed changes.