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

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 of their plans, showing … Read More

Medicare Advantage RFI Response

LTQA and ATI Advisory have responded to CMS’ request for information (RFI) on Medicare Advantage. We appreciate CMS’ efforts to explore how to better support MA beneficiaries with serious, chronic conditions and functional needs and advance equity through this RFI. Our comments on this RFI draw from our extensive research on non-medical supplemental benefits as well as our engagements with … Read More

Policy Report and Recording Available: Policy Recommendations for Congress to Advance New Supplemental Benefits in Medicare Advantage

Based on several years of research tracking the initial implementation and progress of Special Supplemental Benefits for the Chronically Ill (SSBCI) in Medicare Advantage, a new policy report from LTQA and ATI Advisory outlines three policy recommendations for Congress to advance supplemental benefits for Medicare beneficiaries with complex care needs. Broadly, these include modifying eligibility criteria for SSBCI, incentivizing plans … Read More