A Deep Dive on In-Home, Caregiver, and Social Supports in Medicare Advantage: Can These Benefits Meaningfully Meet Member Needs and Support Independence?

Publication Date: March 2023 Four years into implementation, nearly 40% of Medicare Advantage plans are offering either expanded primarily health-related benefits (EPHRB) or Special Supplemental Benefits for the Chronically Ill (SSBCI) in 2023. This latest report, guided by the SSBCI Leadership Circle and produced by ATI Advisory and LTQA, examines why benefits that help members stay in their homes – … Read More

Comments on CY 2024 Medicare Advantage and Part D Proposed Rule

Publication Date: February 2023 On February 13, 2023, LTQA submitted comments on the Medicare Program; Contract Year 2024 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Programs proposed rule. LTQA’s comments on this Proposed Rule draw from our extensive research on nonmedical supplemental benefits in Medicare Advantage—in partnership with ATI Advisory and supported by The SCAN … Read More

New Data Insight Available: Expanded Primarily Health-Related Benefits in 2023 Medicare Advantage Plans

Release Date: November 2022 With support from The SCAN Foundation, LTQA and ATI Advisory are pleased to share information on PY2023 Medicare Advantage supplemental benefits. In 2023, more Medicare beneficiaries will have access to expanded primarily health-related benefits (EPHRB) than in prior years, especially those enrolled in Special Needs Plans. Also, many MA Organizations (MAOs) are offering EPHRB in most … Read More