Related Media Coverage on CMS MA V-BID Model Expansion

CMS Lets MA Plans Vary Benefits More Via Expanded Demo, Proposed Rule

 
Inside Health Policy

CMS recently announced it will expand the Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design demonstration in 2019 to an additional 15 states and let plans choose which conditions to structure benefit variations around, coming shortly after the agency proposed similar flexibilities for all MA plans.

Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Expanded for 2019

 
Health Exec – John Gregory

Fifteen new states will participate in the Medicare Advantage (MA) Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) model for 2019, allowing insurers in a total of 25 states to enter the program aimed at encouraging enrollees to focus on services that are of the highest clinical value to their specific chronic conditions.

 

Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Updates for 2019

 
Health Payer Intelligence – Thomas Beaton

New updates to the Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design model include state extensions and flexible plan benefit design.

 

CMS Expands Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Model

Healthcare Finance News – Susan Morse

In 25 states starting in 2019, plans will be able to provide Medicare beneficiaries with more choices and lower cost, CMS says.

 

Industry Advocates Offer Checklist to Improve Value-Based Payment Models

 
Fierce Healthcare – Matt Kuhrt

CMS recently requested feedback on its efforts to promote value-based care. Advocacy groups have some concrete recommendations as the agency juggles various stakeholders’ priorities.

 

Medicare Advantage Value-Based Care Expands to 25 States

 
Home Health Care News- Amy Baxter

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is expanding the value-based care program for Medicare Advantage insurers to 25 states in 2019. In 2018, the program will be offered in 10 states.