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Member Advocacy for Medicaid Eligibility is Changing Lives

State and county workers usually determine Medicaid eligibility correctly and on time, but sometimes mistakes happen. Applications can be incorrectly denied because Medicaid eligibility policy is complex and constantly changing, state eligibility systems aren’t always [...]

February 16th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Member Advocacy for Medicaid Eligibility is Changing Lives

What does a Risk Adjustment Methodology look like?

Five-Step Formula For Your Risk Adjustment Strategy Health plans and providers have an opportunity to enhance risk adjustment strategies. Consider for a moment your organization’s approach. Have you set internal goals and objectives? Are you [...]

January 9th, 2015|Risk Adjustment|Comments Off on What does a Risk Adjustment Methodology look like?

ACA-RADV Takeoff: IVA Selection is a Key Decision

The first year of Commercial risk adjustment is coming to a close but health plans are just taking off with less than six months to prepare for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) risk adjustment data [...]

November 11th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on ACA-RADV Takeoff: IVA Selection is a Key Decision

The Transparency Triangle: Team Work Makes the Dream Work

When health plans take on the not-so-easy task of submitting quality measures to NCQA, CMS, state entities and more, the arduous undertaking is comprised of a complex process – including assumptions, decisions, and equations that [...]

September 29th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on The Transparency Triangle: Team Work Makes the Dream Work

MedPAC and MACPAC – What Recent Annual Reports Mean for Healthcare

On June 13, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) released its annual June report to Congress. MedPAC is an independent congressional agency established by federal legislation to advise Congress on issues affecting the Medicare program. [...]

August 11th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on MedPAC and MACPAC – What Recent Annual Reports Mean for Healthcare

Why “Engage”?

According to late Middle English sources, the word "engage" originally meant 'to pledge something,' and later. 'pledge oneself (to do something).' At Altegra Health, the word "engage" has several important important meanings: we engage technology, [...]

June 13th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Why “Engage”?
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