CMS Expects 1% MA Pay Bump In 2021, Proposes Rule Versus Call Letter

By Michelle M. Stein / February 5, 2020 at 10:12 PM
CMS projects Medicare Advantage plans will see about a 1% pay bump in 2021, according to an advanced notice of how the agency plans to set rates, and that notice was paired with a proposed rule laying out policy recommendations instead of a draft call letter that has typically accompanied it. The advanced notice and proposed rule lay out potential policies for end stage renal disease coverage, star ratings, supplemental benefits and Dual Eligible Special Needs look-alike plans. “CMS is...

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