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Medication Adherence Is Key To Addressing the Social Determinants of Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

More than a year after scientists identified the first cases of COVID-19, infection rates continue to rise in regions across

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It’s the Zip Code, Not the Genetic Code—The Need for an Equitable Vaccination Strategy

There is an urgent need to accelerate vaccination distribution for vulnerable Americans by overcoming problems involving social determinants of health.

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CMS 2022 Final Rules: Top 6 Things Health Plans Should Know

CMS has finalized a series of policy and technical changes to Medicare Advantage (MA) and the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit

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Implementing Pharmacy-Led Telehealth Strategies to Help Medicare Advantage SNPs Improve Care for Older Adults Amid COVID-19 and Beyond

Pharmacy-led telehealth strategies will position Special Needs Plans (SNPs) for Star Ratings success during the pandemic and for years to

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Medicare Advantage Star Ratings Enhancement: The Cost of Complacency for Health Plans

Medicare Advantage (MA) Star Ratings are the most critical evaluation of MA Prescription Drug plans, standing as a designation of

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How to Address SDOH and Medication Adherence to Improve Star Ratings Outcomes for Dual Special Needs Plans

The most recent data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) estimates that across the United States, there

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2021 Medicare Advantage Star Ratings Changes and CAHPS Improvement

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced some key changes to the Medicare Advantage (MA) Star Ratings formula

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Educating Medicare Advantage Consumers Through the Healthcare Continuum: Why Health Plan Literacy Is Key to Improving CAHPS

Medicare Advantage plans face many challenges when trying to increase their Star Ratings. Health literacy—more specifically, poor health plan literacy—is

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Improving Medicare Advantage Consumers’ Experience to Maximize CAHPS Performance

When it comes to Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS), even Medicare Advantage health plans that currently perform

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How to Improve Medicare Advantage Star Ratings

Significant changes are coming to Medicare Advantage Star Ratings. CMS is quadruple-weighting Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS)

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