CMS outlines star rating system for Medicare-Medicaid plans

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Dive Brief:
  • The CMS recently released its intent to develop a star-rating system specifically for health plans established under the Financial Alignment Initiative, which aims to improve the experience for dual Medicare-Medicaid enrollees and align the financial incentives of the programs.
  • The announcement came out in a notice this month to those plans participating in the state-administered demonstrations, Modern Healthcare reports.
  • The notice details how the agency plans to structure the rating system and what measures would be factored into the ratings.
Dive Insight:

When, or even whether, the ratings will be created remains undetermined.

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