LTQA Response to Senate HELP RFI on Workforce

Publication Date: February 2023 On February 16th, the Senate HELP committee held a hearing on healthcare workforce shortages. The committee leaders subsequently released a request for information on healthcare workforce shortage drivers and potential solutions. LTQA commends the committee’s commitment to identifying bipartisan solutions to remedy our nation’s health care workforce shortages. Our response calls attention to the omission of the direct care workforce … Read More

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

LTQA 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