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CY2025 Medicare Advantage Final Rule

Many individuals in the United States access long term services and supports (LTSS) through Medicaid. But for Medicare beneficiaries without Medicaid, LTSS-like supplemental benefits offered by Medicare Advantage (MA) plans can help increase access to LTSS. This ATI Advisory data brief examines whether access to and enrollment in MA plans offering LTSS-like supplemental benefits differs meaningfully by demographic characteristics, including age, gender, race and ethnicity, and geography.
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Emerging Policies and Trends Addressing Social Need Among Medicare Beneficiaries

Social need is (rightfully) a growing focus among healthcare policy makers...
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New Primarily Health-Related Benefits in 2021 Medicare Advantage Plans

THE ISSUE Medicare has long limited the types of benefits that could be reimbursed in Medicare Advantage to only medical and primarily health-related services. Recently, however, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) introduced flexibilities to allow for coverage of services not traditionally covered by Medicare, like In-Home Support Services and Adult Day Health ... New Primarily Health-Related Benefits in 2021 Medicare Advantage Plans
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Medicare Advantage Plans Gearing up to Coordinate Palliative Care and Hospice for Members

Despite calls to delay the start of the hospice component in VBID, CMS is moving ahead, announcing that 54 plans across 13 states and Puerto Rico will include hospice benefits...
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Transportation, Access, Dual Eligibility, and COVID-19

The COVID-19 public health emergency continues to accentuate racially- and income-based healthcare disparities in our country. And individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid (“dual eligibles”) are at the center of it all.
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Telehealth During a Time of Crisis: Medicare Experiences Amid COVID-19

The COVID-19 public health emergency has challenged health care payers and providers to address new and urgent demands, creating misalignment in supply, demand, and expertise across provider types, facility types, and state lines..
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Balancing Seniors Housing Residents’ Safety as Communities Reopen

Senior housing operators must continuously assess risk, intervene and prevent transmission, and monitor progress to achieve both safety and well-being. Operators will weigh considerations in light of unique circumstances and market.
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