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Value-Based Care for Medicare Enrollees Is the Future | ASG195

Value-Based Care for Medicare Enrollees Is the Future | ASG195

December 31, 2019

 

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What is Medicare's Value-Based Care Model? Our team takes a deep dive into this topic, defining the care model that CMS adopted in 2011. Learn the types of value-based care programs CMS offers, how they can help you sell insurance plans, what this kind of care looks like for your clients, and carriers' value-based care initiatives. We even talk about what your clients can expect in the future!

 

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CMS Value-Based Care Programs:

 

End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program (ESRD QIP)

Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program

Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP)

Hospital Acquired Conditions (HAC) Reduction Program

Skilled Nursing Facility Value-Based Program (SNFVBP)

Home Health Value Based Program (HHVBP)

 

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Americans ‘fed up’ with high healthcare costs, surprise billing, Verma says

Be Prepared to Discuss Medicare Telehealth Coverage This AEP

CMS Unveils New Value-Based Care Models for Primary Care Providers

Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES)

Medicare Advantage And The Future Of Value-Based Care

Medicare Advantage Costs Drop, Benefits Grow for 2019

Payers, Providers Create New Medicare Advantage Partnerships

Silver&Fit®

SilverSneakers®

The Advent of Retail Healthcare & What It Means for Medicare Beneficiaries

The Future of Value-Based Care: 2019 Survey Results

Top Insurers Move to Bring PBM Partners In-House

 

Carrier Value-Based Care Initiatives:

 

Aetna

Anthem

Cigna

Humana

UnitedHealthcare

 

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Podcasts We’re Currently Listening To | The Friday Five

Podcasts We’re Currently Listening To | The Friday Five

December 27, 2019

 

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Need more podcast recommendations? (Who doesn’t?!) For our last Friday Five of 2019, Sarah gives you a glimpse of what she’s currently listening to. 

 

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Dolly Parton’s America

Motherhacker

Passenger List

Six Minutes

The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel

 

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Stay Busy Outside of AEP with Special Enrollment Periods | ASG194

Stay Busy Outside of AEP with Special Enrollment Periods | ASG194

December 26, 2019

 

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Drive insurance sales year-round with Special Enrollment Periods. Learn how to find clients and what special kinds of plans should be in your portfolio. 

 

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Contact the Team at Ritter Insurance Marketing

 

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Medicare Managed Care Manual

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The Complete Guide on How To Sell Medicare Supplements

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Top 5 Podcasts of 2019 | The Friday Five

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