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Leading the Way

We’re Better Medicare Alliance, a community of experts creating a path forward. Our mission is to build a healthy future by advocating for a strong Medicare Advantage. We’re leading the way forward on health care, driven by our common goal to support Medicare Advantage.

Our Priorities
Opportunities to Expand Enrollment
Consumer-Friendly Support Tools and Enrollment Materials
High Quality Care and Accountability.
Effective Care for Beneficiaries with Multiple Chronic Conditions
Flexibility in Plan Design and Innovation in Care Delivery
Value-Based Arrangements Between Plans and Providers
Adequate Payments to Ensure Stability
Accurate Risk Adjustment to Ensure Adequacy of Resources for All Beneficiaries
Recommendations for Action for Medicare Advantage
01
AVOID DISRUPTION

and encourage growth in Medicare Advantage.

02
IMPROVE BENEFICIARY SUPPORT TOOLS

such as Medicare.gov Plan Finder and enrollment materials.

03
REMOVE BENCHMARK CAP

for high quality 4+ Star rated plans.

04
AUTHORIZE SNPs

(Special Needs Plans) permanently.

05
INCREASE FLEXIBILITY

for plan benefit design, supplemental benefits, care in the home, and telemedicine.

06
SUPPORT & STRENGTHEN

the Star Rating System, including improving measures and re-establishing pre-determined quality thresholds.

07
DELAY PHASE-IN OF ENCOUNTER DATA

as a diagnosis source until data accuracy and processes can be verified.

08
FREEZE THE CODING INTENSITY ADJUSTMENT

at the current statutory minimum.

09
ENSURE ACCURATE BENCHMARK PAYMENTS

by using Traditional Fee-For-Service (FFS) Medicare data from individuals with both Part A and Part B.

10
INCREASE TRANSPARENCY

by publicly releasing more impact analyses and data.