Report: Roadmap and Policy Brief on Advancing Non-Medical Supplemental Benefits in Medicare Advantage

The Long-Term Quality Alliance (LTQA) and ATI Advisory are pleased to announce the release of two new publications on new, non-medical supplemental benefits in Medicare Advantage. These resources were developed for plans, providers, and policymakers to accelerate adoption of these new benefits and to advance the Guiding Principles in practice. The two publications are: Providing Non-Medical Supplemental Benefits in Medicare Advantage: … Read More

Data Insight: New Primarily Health-Related Benefits in 2021 Medicare Advantage Plans

ATI Advisory and LTQA have developed a new resource that presents an analysis of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) data on 2021 plan benefit packages. This data reveals that a growing number of plans are offering non-medical supplemental benefits using the expanded definition of primarily health-related benefits. The number of plans offering these supplemental benefits has increased from 499 … Read More

Brief: Using MA Supplemental Benefits to Respond to COVID-19

May 12, 2020 ATI Advisory and LTQA developed an issue brief that highlights how Medicare Advantage plans can use supplemental benefits to meet Medicare beneficiary needs during COVID-19. MA plans can provide non-medical supplemental benefits, things like food and produce delivered to Medicare beneficiaries’ doors and outreach to address social isolation, and CMS is providing unprecedented flexibility to MA plans … Read More