Press Releases
April 10, 2020

Better Medicare Alliance Applauds CMS Action to Modernize Risk Adjustment Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Washington, D.C. – Better Medicare Alliance (BMA), the leading research and advocacy organization supporting Medicare Advantage, responded today to action from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) allowing the use of telehealth visits for Risk Adjustment as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Better Medicare Alliance applauds this timely expansion of virtual care to include the use of telehealth for Risk Adjustment. Telehealth has proven to be a valuable tool during this critical time to reach patients while keeping them safe at home,” said Allyson Y. Schwartz, President and CEO of the Better Medicare Alliance. “We appreciate this action from CMS and look forward to the continued expansion of telehealth as part of the future of health care delivery.” 

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