Last week, HHS’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation published a Report offering health plan enrollment data for the state-based insurance marketplaces authorized by the Affordable Care Act...more
Last week, CMS published a final rule implementing the ACA’s medical loss ratio (“MLR”) requirements that will apply to the Medicare Advantage (Part C) and prescription drug (Part D) programs beginning in contract year 2014. ...more
Earlier this week, the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Altarum Institute’s Center for Sustainable Health Spending published an analysis of the recent slowdown in health care spending. The study asserts that macroeconomic...more
Originally published in BNA’s Medicare Report, 11/30/2012.
On Oct. 12, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services published its 2013 Medicare Health Plan Quality and Performance Ratings, also called ‘‘Star Ratings’’...more