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3 Ways You Can Take Advantage of CMS’s Submission Deadline Extension

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Implement these key steps to optimize your risk adjustment strategy during COVID In an unexpected but certainly welcome announcement, CMS has extended the 2020 payment submission deadline for six months beyond the original January 31, 2021 cutoff date. Acknowledging the difficulties health plans have experienced in retrieving patient charts from providers during the COVID-19 pandemic, CMS now will accept submissions …

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Video Blog on COVID-19 Impact on Risk Scores

In Affinite Risk, Covid-19, Risk Adjustment by Marketing

Health Plans so far have been spared much of the financial harm caused by COVID-19. The pandemic has quashed primary and elective healthcare visits, limiting the amount plans have had to pay. But financial headwinds are targeting payers in 2021 and 2022. Most analysts expect health plans to see at least a 5 percent reduction in revenues as a result …

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The Benefits of Bringing Risk Adjustment In-House

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Benefit #1 Improved ROI We’ve recently published a series of blog posts focused on the challenges of bringing risk adjustment in-house. The series is pivoting, and the next few posts will examine the benefits of this effort. One of the most significant benefits of bringing risk adjustment in house is having tighter control over your return on investment (ROI). ROI …