February 16, 2023
Payers | Tea Leaves
  • The advocacy group Better Medicare Alliance (BMA) launched a new effort Wednesday to persuade the Biden administration to overhaul a proposal it says will cut Medicare Advantage (MA) plan payments by 2.27 percent. BMA, which lobbies Congress and the federal government on MA issues,released a new analysis Wednesday¬†that predicts a proposed payment rule will lead to a $540 per MA enrollee decline in spending next year. The analysis is part of a concerted effort by BMA to combat the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) advance notice, a proposed rule that lays out payments for MA and Part D plans for 2024. (Articles here and here)