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January 3, 2018
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Today's AIS Health Datapoint
Gateway Health Plan's largest Medicare Advantage prescription drug (MA-PD) plan contract scored a 2.5 overall star rating for 2018. The Pennsylvania-based insurer currently serves 364,739 lives public sector lives, most of them through a Pennsylvania Medicaid contract. Its two MA-PD contracts serve Medicare Advantage and dual eligible members throughout the Appalachian region.
AIS's Medicare and Medicaid Market Data: Enrollment, Premium Rates, Benefit Designs and Strategies of Medicare and Medicaid Plans

Quote of the Day
“I think you want a plan that is willing to be nimble and creative in payment methodology and willing to embrace the opportunity and not say they ‘can’t do that’ because ‘it’s not how their systems are built.’”
— David Lansky, CEO of Pacific Business Group on Health, speaking at the recent National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions (NAHPC) conference in Arlington, Va.

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