AIS Health | Radar on Medicare Advantage
The Health Plan Alliance, which is comprised of more than 47 regional health plans in non-competing markets, has formed the Alliance Medicare Advantage Supplemental Benefits Consortia to help evaluate new supplemental flexibilities granted by CMS and consider incorporating them into the 2020 MA plans offered by more than 20 Alliance members.
Health Plan Alliance Announces Formation of Consortia to Consider New Medicare Advantage Supplemental Benefits for 2020 Plans
Health Plan Alliance
The Consortia will help evaluate the new supplemental benefit flexibilities and consider incorporating them into the 2020 Medicare Advantage (MA) plans offered by more than 20 Alliance members.
Regional health carriers could make short-term long-term care Medicare Advantage plan benefits a lot more common in 2020. The 47 regional carriers in the Health Plan Alliance have joined with two consulting firms to form the Alliance Medicare Advantage Supplemental Benefits Consortia.
MetroPlus Health Plan announced today that it has been ranked New York City’s highest-rated health plan, according to the New York State Department of Health’s 2018 Consumer’s Guide to Medicaid and Child Health Plus Managed Care Plans in New York City, the annual rating of managed care plans on quality of care delivered and members’ satisfaction with the care and services they receive.
Flexible work schedule, pension plan, HSA and 401k match, pet insurance, annual raises, onsite gym, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, and free fruit Wednesdays are some of the perks employees love most about SelectHealth
Optima Health is giving a $250,000 boost to Virginia efforts to spread the word about expanded eligibility in the state Medicaid program for those who need health care.
FirstCare Health Plans
FirstCare Health Plans announced the new FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP) plan, which is back after a brief absence, and available in the Lubbock and Amarillo communities.
With members struggling to meet health insurance costs, some Nevada business and trade groups have begun offering discounted policies as one big bloc through a product known as an association health plan.
Joe Lastinger, Health Plan Alliance
Health Plan Alliance leaders convened in Boston, October 9-12 to collaborate on their evolving enterprise-wide strategies. Attendees gained powerful insight into where investors are focusing their dollars today, saw how newly released Medicare data sets are being used to improve quality measurement and heard seven incredible examples of how Alliance members are delivering exceptional care management in their markets.
Health Plan Alliance
What is summer without a reading challenge? This summer, Health Plan Alliance members tapped into the resources available in the Alliance Knowledge Center and accessed more than 700 documents. Turn over a new leaf this fall with our favorite page-turners of the summer and hear from our reading challenge champion, Sarah Litchfield, Government Program Coordinator, Geisinger Health Plan.
Health Plan Alliance
We sat down with Tim Callender, VP at The Phia Group (one of the companies in our GPO) to learn more about health plans' cost-containment challenges and the savings health plans have achieved on out of network claims with The Phia Group's newest cost-containment service, Phia Unwrapped.
Jonathan Murray SVP, Digital UM Solutions, eviCore healthcare
Medical benefit management (aka utilization management) solutions are proven to reduce costs, protect patient safety and drive optimal outcomes.
Sylvia Romm, MD, MPH, Vice President of Clinical Transformation, American Well
Telehealth could help health plans improve CMS star ratings by actively engaging members and delivering better, more frequent care. Of the five areas of the CMS Star Rating System, three could be directly improved via telehealth, while the other two have indirect benefits.
Lindsay R. Resnick of Wunderman Health outlines several key takeaways from the midterm election impacting healthcare marketing. In today’s contentious political landscape, healthcare brands have an opportunity to emerge as trusted community resources helping customers take ownership of their health by supporting value-based financial and clinical choices.