Network Adequacy and Provider Directory Accuracy Policy Updates

Health Policy News Discover the latest federal and state network adequacy and provider directory accuracy policy developments. Read the blog now!

Now that 2024 is fully underway, we’d like to bring you up to speed on the network adequacy and provider directory policy updates that emerged between December 2023 and February 2024.  Federal Policy Updates CMS Issues Request for Information on Medicare Advantage Data The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) opened the year with […]

CMS Corrective Action Plans: What Medicare Advantage Organizations Need to Know

CMS Gets Tough on Provider Directories MAOs Be Prepared

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) turned things up a notch with new provider directory requirements last year, and now they’re doubling down with Corrective Action Plan requests for Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs) that aren’t playing by the rules. We’re breaking down the latest news about the added provider directory requirements and Corrective […]

CMS Changes the Network Adequacy Application Process for Medicare Advantage Organizations

Network Adequacy Rules Medicare Advantage Organization Application Credit and Letters of Intent

If you’re involved with compliance, market expansion, or provider recruitment for a Medicare Advantage Organization (MAO), listen up! The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) tightened its network adequacy oversight, and it’s crucial to understand how this change will impact you and how to navigate the new requirements to ensure compliance. Let’s break it […]

QHP Certification and Network Adequacy Review Timeline

Key Dates PY2025 Qualified Health Plan (QHP) Data Submission and Certification Timeline. Download the calendar now!

Your Cheat Sheet to Key QHP Data Submission and Certification Dates Love a good cheat sheet? So do we! If you’re applying to offer a Qualified Health Plan (QHP) on the Exchanges, we have some excellent news for you. We’ve created a handy calendar to highlight exactly what you need – all the important data submission […]

Network Adequacy and Provider Directory Accuracy Policy Updates

Health Policy News Discover the latest federal and state network adequacy and provider directory accuracy policy developments. Read the blog now!

What’s the latest news on network adequacy and provider directory accuracy? Here’s what took place in November. Download Article Federal Policy Updates Proposed Rule: 2025 Medicare Advantage Program New Mental Health Facility-Specialty Type and Network Adequacy Exceptions The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed changes to the Medicare Advantage program for the contract […]

The Requiring Enhanced & Accurate Lists of Health Providers Act

Requiring Enhanced & Accurate Lists of Health Providers Act: Accurate Provider Directories, No Ghosts Networks

Are enrollees receiving the healthcare services they were promised? Inaccurate provider directories and ghost networks have been longstanding concerns in the healthcare industry, particularly with mental health services. Recognizing the need for improvement, lawmakers have introduced new legislation to address inaccurate data and help seniors receive the care they purchased. The Requiring Enhanced & Accurate Lists […]

Network Adequacy and Provider Directory Accuracy Policy Updates

Health Policy News Discover the latest federal and state network adequacy and provider directory accuracy policy developments. Read the blog now!

Looking for the latest updates on network adequacy and provider directory health policies? You’ve come to the right place. Let’s dive into the latest federal and state policy developments.  Download Article Federal Policy Updates Regulators and policymakers are dedicated to strengthening the oversight process for Medicare Advantage, Marketplace, and Medicaid Health Plans, both at the […]

What You Need to Know About New QHP Certification

What You Need to Know About QHP Certification - Changes for QHP Certification

Staying on top of all the latest updates in the industry can be a real challenge. That’s why we’re here to break down everything you need to know about the Qualified Health Plan (QHP) certification and network adequacy compliance. Grab your favorite beverage and get ready to dive into the world of QHP certification and […]

Mark Your Calendars: Important Medicare-Medicaid Plan Network Submission Coming Up

Key Dates: The Medicare-Medicaid Plan (MMP) Network Submission Deadline is approaching. Read our blog post to learn about the key dates and network submission process.

Time flies when you’re managing a Medicare-Medicaid Plan (MMP) provider network. Before you know it, the network submission deadline is just around the corner—and we’re here to ensure your success. Get ready to take note of the important details! Network Submission Due Date Reminder Key Dates and Times Let’s dive straight into the specifics. The […]

Four Ways Regulators Prioritize Health Equity into Network Adequacy

Four Ways Regulators Prioritize Health Equity into Network Adequacy

In the pursuit of high-quality healthcare, it is essential to go beyond network adequacy metrics and prioritize health equity. In a conversation between Scott Westover, SVP of Network and Regulatory Strategy at Quest Analytics, Michael Conway, Colorado Insurance Commissioner, and Grace Arnold, Minnesota Department of Commerce Commissioner, we learned how these leaders are working together […]