Medicare Advantage Technical and Policy Changes Comment Letter

January 12, 2018 The MLTSS Association submitted comments responding to a CMS proposed rule revising regulations for the Medicare Advantage program (Part C) and Prescription Drug Benefit program (Part D).  The Association supports a number of provisions in the proposed rule that would promote greater alignment of medical and non-medical coverage and encourage enrollment in aligned plans.  These changes will help MA …

Letter in Support of EMPOWER Care Act (S.2227)

January 3, 2018 Today, the National MLTSS Health Plan Association submitted a letter to the Senate Committee on Finance supporting the Ensuring Medicaid Providers Opportunities for Widespread Equity, Resources (EMPOWER) Care Act (S.2227), which reauthorizes the Money Follows the Person (MFP) demonstration program. This bill would provide funding for the MFP program through 2022 and help maintain the progress states and the LTSS …