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October 13, 2016

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From Medicare Advantage News - 2017 star quality ratings data for Medicare Advantage and Part D plan sponsors posted by CMS on Oct. 12 showed great gains by Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs), which had fallen in their average overall star rating last year. And while the new ratings indicate stable performance among MA Prescription Drug (MA-PD) plans, the results were mixed for some large MA insurers who were banking on payment incentives and high stars to tout during the Annual Election Period that begins on Oct. 15. Read more

Medicare Advantage and Part D “landscape” data posted by CMS last month… Read more

The most telling observation from CMS’s annual release of Medicare Advantage and… Read more

As Medicare Advantage insurers prepare to win over beneficiaries during the 2017… Read more

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October 17, 2016
Texas Blues Plan Launches Coordinated Care Plans Through STAR Kids, MA Dual Special Needs Plans

Texas Blues plan launches coordinated care plans through STAR Kids, MA dual Special Needs Plans.

October 12, 2016
Humana Raises Full-Year 2016 Guidance on Strength of Medicare Advantage Business

Humana raises full-year 2016 guidance on strength of Medicare Advantage business.

October 11, 2016
Independence Blue Cross to Participate in CMS's Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Program

Independence Blue Cross to participate in CMS's Comprehensive Primary Care Plus program.

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