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Comments on CMS Proposed Rule: Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly

October 17, 2016 Today, the National MLTSS Health Plan Association submitted comments to CMS regarding proposed rule CMS-4168-P, which would revise and update the requirements for the PACE program under Medicare and Medicaid.  The Association supports CMS’s efforts to improve upon and refine the success of the PACE program. However, the Association also wishes to raise several concerns with the proposed rule …

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Comments on Quality Measure Development and Maintenance for CMS Programs Serving Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees and Medicaid-Only Enrollees

October 7,2016 The Association submitted comments to CMS regarding a proposal for Quality Measure Development and Maintenance for CMS Programs Serving Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees and Medicaid-Only Enrollees.  The National MLTSS Health Plan Association expressed support for CMS’s efforts to create useful and timely quality measures to assess the impact of MLTSS plans. These measures will help bring consistency to MLTSS outcome measurement on a …

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Leading Managed Care Plans Announce New Association on Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Eight of the leading managed care companies in the U.S. announced today the formation of a new association to promote the common business goals of plans that specialize in managing long-term services and supports (LTSS) for State Medicaid programs.    MLTSS plans assist States in delivering high quality services with a particular focus on ensuring …