How to Promote a Strong Compliance Culture—That’s Effective!

An organization’s commitment to compliance, or its compliance culture, is an important component of its overall organizational culture. Organizational culture is defined in The Cambridge Dictionary as the types of attitudes and agreed ways of working shared by the employees of a company or organization. A strong compliance culture is an organization-wide commitment to adhere…

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CMS Proposed Rule — CY 2024 Policy and Technical Changes

CMS Proposed Rule- On December 14, 2022, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the Proposed Rule for Calendar Year 2024 Policy and Technical Changes that includes revisions to regulations governing Medicare Advantage (MA or Part C), Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit (Part D), Medicare cost plans and Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the…

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Model of Care (MOC) Development — What You Need to Know

Model of Care (MOC) approvals expiring December 31, 2022, must submit a new MOC by February 2023. CODY® can help you gain a 2- or 3-year approval on your Dual-Eligible SNPs (D-SNP) or Institutional SNPs (I-SNP) Model of Care (MOC). For Chronic SNPs (C-SNP), we can provide a review of requirements prior to the annual…

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Open Enrollment Period (OEP)—How to Retain Members

You have worked hard to gain and retain members—don’t let the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period (MA OEP) be a time to lose them! The MA OEP runs from January 1 – March 31. During the MA OEP, Medicare Advantage plan members may switch to another MA plan or disenroll from their MA plan, return…

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CY 2023 CMS Readiness Checklist – Why is this Exercise Important?

Every October, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) distributes a Readiness Checklist to Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan (MAPD) Sponsors as a reminder to prepare for the upcoming plan year. Although CMS no longer requires Sponsors to submit assessment attestations, CMS still expects Sponsors to review the comprehensive checklist and self-assess their…

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