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CMS 2019 Medicare Advantage & Prescription Drug Plan Spring Conference & Webcast

The conference provided important information for Medicare Advantage & Prescription Drug Plan Sponsoring Organizations during a one-day event designed for staff-level operations, mid-level management, and senior executives. Subject matter experts shared important new information on topics such as: All Payer Policy & MAQI, eMedicare, Medicare Advantage VBID, and CY 2020 C&D Final Rule.

Agenda as of 4/5/19 (PDF) | Conference Guide (PDF)Participant Instructions (PDF) | Survey Instructions (PDF) | Presentations (ZIP) | FAQ Document (PDF) | Video Transcripts (ZIP)

Video Presentations:

Morning Session

Video 1: Conference Logistics & Remarks/Video Welcome
Video 2: All Payer Policy & Medicare Advantage Qualifying Payment Arrangement Incentive (MAQI)
Video 3: eMedicare
Video 4: Medicare Advantage Value Based Insurance Design Update

Afternoon Session

Video 5: Keynote Address
Video 6: New Medicare-Medicaid Integration Policies in CY 2020 C&D Final Rule
Video 7: Open Q&A Session
Video 8: Closing Remarks

 


CMS 2018 MA & PDP Fall Conference & Webcast

CMS experts came together during an all-day event to provide important information for the Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan Sponsoring Organizations, CMS staff and other CMS partners, staff-level operations, mid-level management and senior executives regarding updates to existing Medicare policies and technology.

Agenda - Updated as of 8/29/18 (PDF) (PDF)     |    Conference Guide (PDF)  (PDF)    |    Presentations - Updated as of 2PM 9/5/18 (PDF) (ZIP)*    |    Participant Instructions (PDF)    |    Participant Survey Instructions (PDF) (PDF)

*Please Note:  Presentation 6 was updated as of 2pm.

Video Presentations:
September 6 - Morning Session:
Video 1: - Opens in a new window  : Welcome/Remarks
Video 2: - Opens in a new window  : Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines & Provider Directory Updates
Video 3: - Opens in a new window  : OACT Intro 

Afternoon Session:
Video 4: - Opens in a new window  : Best Practices for Classifying Grievances, Appeals and Coverage Requests 
Video 5: - Opens in a new window  : Meet the Center for Medicare Directors
Video 6: - Opens in a new window  : Keynote Address
Video 7: - Opens in a new window  : Medicare Advantage and the Quality Payment Program
Video 8: - Opens in a new window  : Tackling the Opioid Crisis in Medicare Advantage & Part D
Video 9: - Opens in a new window  : Open Q & A Session
video 10: - Opens in a new window  : Closing Remarks

 


CMS 2018 Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan Audit & Enforcement Conference & Webcast

This conference provided insight into how Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans can best prepare for a CMS performance audit. It was an opportunity to join CMS experts and learn about best practices of high performing organizations, common findings from audits, and enforcement consequences.

Agenda (PDF)    |    Conference Guide - Updated as of 5/4/18 (PDF)    |    Participant Instructions (PDF)    |    Presentations (ZIP)    |    FAQ Document (PDF)* (PDF)    |    Video Transcripts (ZIP)

*Note that this document is effective as of 6/7/2018

Video Presentations: 
May 10 - Morning Session

Video 1: Welcome/Remarks
Video 2: New Approach to 2019 Audits and Universes
Video 3: Enforcement Analysis Process
Video 4: Keynote Address

May 10 - Afternoon Session
Video 5: Sponsor’s Insights Related to Compliance Program Effectiveness
Video 6: A Conversation Around Classification of Part C and Part D Grievances and Coverage Requests
Video 7: Independent Validation Audits
Video 8: 2017 Program Audit & Enforcement Report
Video 9: PACE Updates
Video 10: Open Q&A Session
Video 11: Closing Remarks
 


CMS 2018 Medicare Advantage & Prescription Drug Plan Spring Conference & Webcast

The conference provided important information for Medicare Advantage & Prescription Drug Plan Sponsoring Organizations during an all-day event designed for staff-level operations, mid-level management, and senior executives. CMS Administrator Seema Verma and other subject matter experts shared important new information on topics such as: Medicare Advantage Benefit Flexibility, CARA/Opiods, The Da Vinci Project & Blue Button 2.0: Interoperability Initiatives in Medicare FFS and Medicare Advantage.

Agenda - Updated as of 4/30/18 (PDF) (PDF)    |    Conference Guide - Updated as of 5/4/18 (PDF) (PDF)    |    Participant Instructions (PDF)    |    Presentations (ZIP)*    |    Spring FAQ (PDF)    |    Video Transcripts (ZIP)

*SPECIAL NOTE:  Session 6 is the keynote session.  There is no presentation for this session.  

Video Presentations: 
May 9 - Morning Session

Video 1: Welcome/Remarks
Video 2: Encounter Data
Video 3: Star Ratings Timeline
Video 4: Medicare Advantage Benefit Flexibility (Supplemental Benefits and Uniformity) 

May 9 - Afternoon Session
Video 5: Talking to Beneficiaries about their Plan Choices
Video 6: CARA/Opioids
Video 7: Keynote Session
Video 8: Network Adequacy Review Roundtable Discussion
Video 9: The Da Vinci Project & Blue Button 2.0: Interoperability Initiatives in Medicare FFS and Medicare Advantage
Video 10: Open Q&A Session
Video 11: Closing Remarks

 


CMS 2017 Medicare Advantage & Prescription Drug Plan Fall Conference & Webcast

CMS experts came together to provide important new information for the Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan Sponsoring Organizations, CMS staff and other CMS partners, staff-level operations, mid-level management and senior executives regarding updates to existing Medicare policies, new policies, policy updates, and technology updates; provide enrollment and eligibility understanding for various Medicare beneficiaries; and how to fight fraud and abuse within the Medicare program.

Agenda - Updated as of 08/24/17 (PDF)    |     Conference Guide - Updated as of 09/01/17 (PDF) (PDF)     |    Participant Instructions (PDF)    |    Presentations - Updated as of 09/07/17 (ZIP) (ZIP)* (ZIP)


Video Presentations:
Morning Session
Video 1: Welcome/Remarks
Video 2: Keynote Address
Video 3: Parts C & D Past Performance Analysis
Video 4: Encounter Data

Afternoon Session
Video 5: Leadership Chat and Roundtable
Video 6: The Medicare Beneficiary Ombudsman and Medicare Plans: Working Together
Video 7: Appeals, Grievance, and Complaints: Identification and Processing
Video 8: Open Q&A
Video 9: Closing Remarks

*SPECIAL NOTE:  Slides 2 & 11 of Session 3 (Leadership Chat and Roundtable) presentation have been updated. There is no presentation for Session 4.


CMS 2017 Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly Conference & Webcast

CMS experts provided new information on 2017 Programs for All Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE).  The event was designed for staff-level operations, mid-level management, and senior executives as CMS provided important new information for PACE organizations and industry stakeholders.

Agenda - Updated as of 7/14/17 (PDF)    |    Conference Guide - Updated as of 7/17/17 (PDF)    |    Participant Instructions (PDF)    |    Presentations - Updated as of 7/19/17 (ZIP) (ZIP)    |    Transcripts (ZIP)*


Video Presentations:

Morning Session
Video 1: - Opens in a new window  Welcome/Remarks
Video 2: - Opens in a new window  Keynote Address
Video 3: - Opens in a new window  Review of Audit Re-Design

Afternoon Session
Video 4: - Opens in a new window  Emergency Preparedness
Video 5: - Opens in a new window  Financial Audits
Video 6: - Opens in a new window  Coordination of Benefits
Video 7: - Opens in a new window  Prescription Drugs Events, Formulary Issues, and Part D Compliance
Video 8: - Opens in a new window  Program Agreements
Video 9: - Opens in a new window  Open Q&A Session

*SPECIAL NOTE: Transcripts for Presentations 3 and 8 are not available at this time.  They will be posted as soon as they become available.


CMS 2017 Assister Summit

The 2017 CMS Assister Summit: Understanding the Evolving Marketplace included in-depth assister training and education on a variety of topics that support Marketplace program integrity and stability.  Day 1 focused on The Future Role of Assisters while Day 2 focused on Optimizing Consumer Experience.


Agenda - Updated as of 6/7/17 (PDF) (PDF)    |    Agenda - Updated as of 6/6/17 (Text only version) (DOCX)    |    Summit Guide - Updated as of 6/7/17 (PDF)    |    Summit Guide (Text only version) (DOCX)    |    Day 1 – Presentations and Job Aids (ZIP)    |    Day 2 – Presentations and Job Aids (ZIP)    |    Participant Instructions (PDF)    |    Transcripts (ZIP)


Video Presentations:
Day 1 (June 28th)
Video 1:  Vision for Assisters in the Evolving Marketplace
Video 2:  Data-Driven Outreach: Reaching Target Populations
Video 3:  From Coverage to Care
Video 4:  Assister Update Session (Assister Training Video (ZIP))
 

Day 2 (June 29th) – Morning Session
Video 5:  Welcome & Day 2 Overview
Video 6:  Keeping Consumers Covered
Video 7:  Overlapping Coverage: Medicaid & the Marketplace


Day 2 (June 29th) – Afternoon Session
Video 8:  Overlapping Coverage: Medicare Transitions
Video 9:  Special Enrollment Periods (SEP) Overview  
Video 10:  Special Enrollment Periods (SEP) Verification

 


CMS 2017 Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan Audit & Enforcement Conference & Webcast

The conference provided important new information for Medicare Advantage & Prescription Drug Plan Sponsoring Organizations during an all-day event designed for staff-level operations, mid-level management, and senior executives.

Updated Agenda – As of 4/21/2017 (PDF)    |    Conference Guide (PDF)    |    Participant Instructions (PDF)    |    Updated Presentations - As of 05/10/2017 (ZIP) (ZIP)    |    Transcripts (ZIP)

Video Presentations:
Morning Session
Video 1: Welcome/Remarks
Video 2: 2017 Program Audits
Video 3: 2017 Audit Protocol Updates

Afternoon Session
Video 4: Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Panel
Video 5: 2016 Program Audit and Enforcement Report
Video 6: Timeliness Monitoring
Video 7: Civil Money Penalty (CMP) Methodology
Video 8: Open Q&A Session
Video 9: Closing Remarks

 


CMS 2017 Medicare Advantage & Prescription Drug Plan Spring Conference & Webcast

 

The conference provided important new information for Medicare Advantage & Prescription Drug Plan Sponsoring Organizations during an all-day event designed for staff-level operations, mid- level management, and senior executives.

Updated Agenda - As of 5/8/17 (PDF)    |    Updated Conference Guide - As of 5/8/17 (PDF)    |    Participant Instructions (PDF)     |    Presentations - As of 05/09/2017 (ZIP)    |    Transcripts (ZIP)

Video Presentations:
Morning Session
Video 1: Welcome/Remarks
Video 2: Keynote Address
Video 3: Auto-Forwarding Coverage Determination Cases to the Independent Review Entity (IRE AF) – Policy, Monitoring and Compliance Panel
Video 4: Summary of Benefits
Video 5: Supporting Access to Information for Individuals with Disabilities (Section 504)

Afternoon Session
Video 6: Medicare Advantage Organization Performance on CAHPS Measures
Video 7: Provider Directories Review Update
Video 8: Care Coordination in Medicare Advantage – A Panel Discussion
Video 9: Social Security Number Removal Initiative Updates
Video 10: Open Q&A
Video 11: Closing Remarks

*Note: We are working with staff to obtain final clearance of the transcript for video 9

 

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