New Network Adequacy Requirements

CMS CY2025 Medicare Advantage Final Rule

Your Guide to Understanding Network Adequacy Requirements for Medicare Advantage Organizations

The CMS Contract Year 2025 Medicare Advantage and Part D Final Rule introduces changes in network adequacy criteria that will impact how Medicare Advantage organizations operate. Our policy brief breaks down these essential requirements, providing you with a clear understanding of what is expected under the new regulations. Key points include:

  • Addition of Outpatient Behavioral Health Facility-Specialty Type
  • Two Network Adequacy Exceptions for I-SNPs: 
  • Emphasis on Provider Directory Accuracy


Download our policy brief today to leverage expert analysis and guidance on complying with the new network adequacy criteria.

CY2025 Medicare Advantage Policy Brief New Network Adequacy Requirements. Download now.

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