Becker's Healthcare December 6, 2022
Rylee Wilson

Medicare Advantage plans have faced scrutiny for possible upcoding and pressure to update provider directories. Here are nine Medicare Advantage updates Becker’s has reported since. Nov. 18. 

  1. The HHS’ Inspector General’s Office released audits of nine Medicare Advantage plans over the last six months, according to the organization’s semiannual report to Congress. The audits found more than $72 million in total overpayments among all the plans. 
  2. The Senate Finance Committee wants Medicare Advantage plans to create more accurate provider directories, according to a discussion draft with policies aimed at improving parity between physical and mental health services in Medicare and Medicaid. 
  3. More employers who offer retirees health benefits are choosing Medicare Advantage plans. In 2022, half of employers with...

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