Data Challenges Hinder Evaluation, Design Of MA Supplemental Benefits

By Jessica Karins / March 30, 2023 at 4:00 PM
More information is needed on Medicare Advantage (MA) supplemental benefits to help guide decision-making, including how much beneficiaries use those offerings and how helpful they are, panelists said in a discussion on the future of supplemental benefits. Tyler Cromer, a principal at consulting firm ATI Advisory, told attendees at a recent AHIP conference on March 16 that researchers are currently struggling to evaluate the utility of supplemental benefits for MA beneficiaries, as well as how many enrollees actually use the...

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