Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) Medicare Demonstration Project

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPAC), also known as Obamacare, is a United States federal statute passed in March of 2010. The Act creates a nationwide insurance system and provides federal... more +
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPAC), also known as Obamacare, is a United States federal statute passed in March of 2010. The Act creates a nationwide insurance system and provides federal subsidies to reduce the number of uninsured citizens. less -
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House Committee Moving Forward with Subpoena Regarding Medicare Advantage Demonstration Project

As discussed in our recent post on the new Medicare Advantage (MA) star ratings, there is ongoing controversy regarding HHS’s Medicare Advantage Quality Bonus Payment Demonstration Project. The Demonstration Project is...more

CMS Ratings Push Pressures Medicare Plans To Improve

Originally published in Law360, New York (October 12, 2012, 6:32 PM ET) The federal Medicare agency announced Friday that it will begin encouraging beneficiaries in low-performing, low-rated Medicare Advantage and...more

New Star Ratings for Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans Go Live

Earlier today, CMS made available its 2013 Medicare Health Plan Quality and Performance Ratings, also called “Star Ratings.” The Star Ratings will assist enrollees during the annual enrollment period that extends from...more

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