2015 Outlook: Likely Hike Coming in Base MA Pay Rates May Be Offset by Other CMS Changes

Reprinted from MEDICARE ADVANTAGE NEWS, biweekly news and business strategies about Medicare Advantage plans, product design, marketing, enrollment, market expansions, CMS audits, and countless federal initiatives in MA and Medicaid managed care. January 8, 2015 Volume 21 Issue 1 There is a good-news, bad-news scenario apparently gaining credence among Medicare Advantage industry observers for the financial outlook…