Tag: STAR Measure

CMS Advance Call Letter, Impact on MTM Program Submission

CMS recently released the 2018 Advance Call Letter for Medicare Part D Programs (https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Health-Plans/MedicareAdvtgSpecRateStats/Downloads/Advance2018.pdf).  Submissions for the Medication Therapy Management (MTM) program are due May...

Trends in STAR Cut Points

In November CMS released it’s report – Trends in Part C & D STAR measure rating cut points (https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Prescription-Drug-Coverage/PrescriptionDrugCovGenIn/Downloads/2017-Trends-in-Part-C-and-D-Star-Ratings-Cut-Points.pdf) . To be sure, this...

Medication Related STAR Measures

Medication management (MM) is proving to be a viable tool for improving medication related quality metrics. More and more, managed care organizations are exploring...