CMS Delays Finalizing MA Risk Adjustment Rule Amid Coding Controversy

By Bridget Early / October 28, 2022 at 7:49 PM
As think tanks on opposite ends of the political spectrum push policymakers to curb ongoing Medicare Advantage coding intensity issues, the administration announced on Friday (Oct. 28) it is punting finalizing a rule on MA risk adjustment to 2023 while it sorts out how to handle overpayments. In its Friday regulation, CMS announced an additional three-month extension of the timeline for publication of a final rule – which it initially proposed in 2018 – until Feb. 1, 2023. The proposed...

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