RADAR on Medicare Advantage

CMS Releases Long-Awaited RFA on MA Hospice Model

Medicare Advantage organizations interested in testing the inclusion of a hospice benefit through their plans in 2021 will be tasked with ensuring timely and appropriate access to high-quality hospice care while als...
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Kentucky Preps Medicaid Rebid, Giving Anthem, Passport Another Shot at Retaining Business

The five insurers that were selected for new statewide contracts with Kentucky’s managed Medicaid program will have to rebid now that the state’s new Democratic governor, Andy Beshear, has nullified the awards m...
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Centene-WellCare Deal Is on Track for Approval; Combined Company Would Hold Nearly 20% of Medicaid Market

Centene Corp.’s planned acquisition of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., a $17 billion move that would create a managed Medicaid behemoth and a serious contender in the Medicare Advantage ring, is close to being a done...
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News Briefs

✦ CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield plans to acquire two Medicaid managed care organizations in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., areas, respectively. CareFirst on Dec. 20 said it reached separate definitive agre...
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