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- R. Pennypacker on Compliance Highlights of the CY 2017 Draft Call Letter
- Kathleen Chapman on Is Value-Based Insurance Design All It’s Cracked Up To Be?
- Tracy Croxon on Compliance Highlights of the CY 2017 Draft Call Letter
- Ted Rever on Final Rule: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2017
- Mindy Walker on Sales 2017 Readiness – Are You Maximizing Your Sales Potential Today?
On April 4th, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the Final Notice of Methodological Changes for Calendar Year (CY) 2017 for Medicare Advantage (MA) Capitation Rates, Part C and Part D Payment Policies, and 2017 Call Letter. This is the final notice of changes in rates of payment and overall policy.
There is a season for every activity within your organization: one for bids, one for applications, one for data validation. We are soon to come upon marketing material season, when a flurry of activity usually gets underway in Marketing Communications and Compliance Departments nationwide. Here are three reasons to ramp up: Read more
Although the financial hit may have been delayed a few months, it is still inevitable. Issuers will be moving from the driver’s seat when it comes to being paid for their members within the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace (FFM). Beginning in April 2016, FFM Issuers will feel the financial impact of being out of synch with the Marketplace for the first time.
Times are busy. We are all doing more with less these days. Sometimes we don’t put processes in place to make sure functions continue when our focus is elsewhere. Here are four easy ways you could be losing revenue: Read more
As we predicted, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is off to an aggressive start on the compliance front in the last year of this administration and shows no signs of slowing down with $832,250 worth of fines levied in the month of February alone. The list of enforcement actions released comes with even graver announcements of two immediate suspensions of enrollment and marketing for the year. These fines augment two huge penalties with which CMS closed out last year − $3.1 million and $1.3 million.