CMS changes impacting primary care for the better
CMS changes impacting primary care for the betterA look at how Medicare is reforming primary care payment.
Controversy heats up over pharmacy benefit manager DIR feesPBMs make the argument for DIR fees after a litany of complaints from industry stakeholders.
Meeting the ‘status quo’ with CMS Star Ratings equals regressionCMS’ 5-Star Rating system requires proactive intervention to improve patient medication adherence, and leaves plans with little room to rest on their laurels.
Medicare payment advisory board in Congress’ crosshairsIPAB was established in 2010 to cut Medicare spending if the program’s five-year growth rate rose faster than a target growth rate. Because IPAB could make those cuts without Congressional oversight, there is concern about how reductions in Medicare spending would affect its 57 million beneficiaries
Opinion: Five key takeaways from Trump's budget proposalTrump’s proposal highlights the administration’s priorities and can give stakeholders insight into future policy change.