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November 30, 2017
Today's Featured Story
 
CMS, UPMC Hope to Boost Interest in VBID Programs
 
CMS will soon begin soliciting applications from plan sponsor participants that wish to test innovative benefit designs in the third year of the Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) model and may be providing greater flexibility to participating plans, as indicated in a September request for information. As MA organizations weigh the potential risks and rewards of offering a VBID program, officials from CMS and UPMC Health Plans, Inc. recently shared lessons learned from the first year of the model that began on Jan. 1, 2017....  Read Full Story
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223,390 ... managed Medicaid and CHIP lives will be up for grabs when AmeriHealth Caritas exits the Iowa Medicaid market at the end of November. The insurer said it could not come to an agreement with the state on rates. AmeriHealth Caritas accounts for 36.53% of the state's managed Medicaid market, which is also served by Anthem, Inc. (as Amerigroup), and UnitedHealthcare.
 

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