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ACA Risk Adjustment Toolkit

Read what industry pundits are saying about the July 7, 2018 announcement from CMS regarding halting ACA risk adjustment transfer payments and the implications for health plans.

Interested in learning more? Visit the documents tab of the recent Co-located: Government Programs AND Risk, Compliance, Privacy and Security Value Visit, which took place August 6-10, 2018 in San Francisco.
 

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4/15/2019

Telehealth and Communication Technology Based Services: CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule
Presented by CMS at the 2019 American Telemedicine Association Annual Conference

12/10/2018

CMS finalizes plan to continue risk-adjustment program for 2018
The rule released December 7, 2018 allows CMS to move on with the Affordable Care Act risk-adjustment program for the 2018 benefit year, even though litigation over the methodology is ongoing.

7/24/2018

Article: CMS Reverses Decision to Halt Transfer Payments
The Trump Administration has reversed its decision on 2017 risk adjustment payments and will restart the program which pays about $10 billion to insurers to stabilize health insurance markets under the ACA.

7/20/2018

GOP chairman in talks with Trump officials on restarting key ObamaCare payments
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) said that he is in talks with the Trump administration about ways to restart key ObamaCare payments that the administration abruptly suspended this month.

7/16/2018

CMS Implications of the RA Decisions
CMS submits an announcement for implications of the decision by United States District Court for the District of New Mexico on the Risk Adjustment and Related Programs.

7/16/2018

Risk Adjustment Lawsuit Fallout
Wakely Consulting Group shares information and perspectives on the recent CMS announcement about halting risk adjustment payments until litigation is resolved.

7/13/2018

Risk Adjustment Rollercoaster
Michael Cohen, PhD of Wakely Consulting Group blogs about the recent announcement by CMS to halt risk adjustment payments and the implications.

7/11/2018

Recording: 2017 ACA Transfer Payments - Reactions to Recent CMS Release
HealthScape Advisors & Pareto Intelligence as they provide insight into the recently released 2017 ACA transfer payment results.

7/11/2018

Presentation: 2017 ACA Transfer Payments - Reactions to Recent CMS Release
HealthScape Advisors & Pareto Intelligence provide insight into the recently released 2017 ACA transfer payment results.

7/9/2018

Preliminary Analysis of ACA Risk Adjustment Transfer Payments for 2017
Pareto Intelligence provides an analysis of the 2017 risk adjustment transfer payments status in light of the recent halt by CMS. An interactive state-level map of average metrics and transfer amounts are provided.

7/9/2018

Taking a Dive on Risk Adjustment
The Incidental Economist blogs about the recent announcement by CMS to halt risk adjustment payments until the litigation is resolved.

7/7/2018

Latest in ACA Risk Adjustment Litigation
Katie Keith of Health Affairs blogs about the latest CMS announcement about halting risk adjustment payments and the pending litigation.