Report: Non-Medical Supplemental Benefits in Medicare Advantage

Read LTQA and ATI Advisory’s latest work on new, non-medical supplemental benefits in Medicare Advantage. Publications include a Progress Report, providing the latest research on the landscape of supplemental benefits, and a Policy Brief, outlining administrative policy recommendations for CMS. Recent policy developments, including the CHRONIC Care Act and administrative changes, have given Medicare Advantage (MA) plans increased flexibility to offer non-medical supplemental benefits to help meet … Read More

Blog: A Call For Improved Data Collection on the LTSS Needs Of Working-Age Adults with Disabilities

Release Date : August, 2021 LTQA’s Research and Policy Director, Christina Wu, coauthored a Health Affairs blog with the Commonwealth Fund’s Corinne Lewis titled, “A Call For Improved Data Collection On The Long-Term Services And Supports Needs Of Working-Age Adults With Disabilities”. This piece explores the importance of filling data gaps on LTSS needs of working-age adults with disabilities and … Read More

Report: Data Brief on Special Supplemental Benefits for the Chronically Ill (SSBCI) in Plan Year 2021

Now entering their second year, Special Supplemental Benefits for the Chronically Ill (SSBCI) have grown exponentially. Data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reveal that a larger share of Medicare Advantage (MA) plans, as well as Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs), are now offering SSBCI. The number of MA plans offering SSBCI has increased from 267 plans in … Read More