The Health Care Transformation Task Force developed a comprehensive briefer for industry stakeholders on the supplemental benefits offered in the Medicare Advantage (MA) program. The three-page briefer describes the evolution of legislation that established the range of MA supplemental benefits; the expansion of primarily health...

Supplemental benefits are additional services offered by Medicare Advantage (MA) plans other than Part A and Part B benefits. Historically, CMS required supplemental benefits to be an item of service that was not covered by traditional Medicare, but was primarily health related, like dental and...

By Clare Pierce-Wrobel, Director of Payment Reform Models with the Health Care Transformation Task Force. Originally published by Health Policy Publishing, LLC   The most recent results from the Medicare Accountable Care Organization (ACO) programs—the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), the Comprehensive End-Stage Renal Disease Care Initiative,...