CMS Finalizes 3.7% 2025 MA Pay Bump As Plans Slam Rate As Cut

By Bridget Early / April 1, 2024 at 8:07 PM
CMS on Monday (April 1) released a 2025 Medicare Advantage and Part D rate notice that projects plans will see a 3.7% overall pay bump next year -- about a $16 billion increase from 2024 rates -- as calls to reform the MA program grow in number. Pressure to overhaul the Medicare Advantage program has been simmering among health care stakeholders in recent months, most recently as new estimates project the Medicare program could overpay Medicare Advantage plans between $1.3...

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