Becker's Healthcare September 22, 2022
Rylee Wilson

Here are seven recent headlines involving CMS Becker’s has reported since Sept. 1. 

Expect Medicare Advantage star ratings to decline next year, McKinsey says

Star ratings for many Medicare Advantage plans are likely to decline next year because of the end of pandemic-era policies and changes in CMS’ methodology, according to a Sept. 15 report from McKinsey. Analysts estimated plans could see $800 million in financial impacts from the rating changes. 

CMS: COVID-19 vaccines, including updated boosters, still free

COVID-19 vaccines, including updated boosters tailored to the omicron variant, will be provided at no cost, regardless of insurance status, the agency said Sept. 13. 

Postpartum Medicaid coverage to expand in West Virginia, Indiana

CMS approved expanding Medicaid coverage to 12...

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Topics: CMS, Govt Agencies
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