RT @CPearsonAvalere: Mass. & CMS signed the 1s…

RT @CPearsonAvalere: Mass. & CMS signed the 1st 3-way contracts with three plans: Commonwealth Care Alliance, Fallon Community Health Plan & Network Health

RT @CPearsonAvalere: Still, states continue to inc…

RT @CPearsonAvalere: Still, states continue to inc Mcaid managed care. Avalere est. 47.1M ppl will be enrolled in Medicaid MCOs by 2022 – growth of 46% from ‘13

RT @CPearsonAvalere: Just released: Part D nationa…

RT @CPearsonAvalere: Just released: Part D national average bid information for 2014. Average monthly bid is $75.88 w/ base bene premium of $32.42.

RT @CPearsonAvalere: Drug manufacturers will not o…

RT @CPearsonAvalere: Drug manufacturers will not owe rebates for Medicaid premium assistance, if the state does not wrap-around cost-sharing.

RT @CPearsonAvalere: Read: “What’s to come with Ob…

RT @CPearsonAvalere: Read: “What’s to come with Obamacare,” via @maggiemfox @NBCNews nbcnews.to/152C0NN – w/ my thoughts.

RT @CPearsonAvalere: Wellmark (BCBS) won’t sell in…

RT @CPearsonAvalere: Wellmark (BCBS) won’t sell in IA exchange–currently has 80% of the indiv mrkt & some of those members will move to exchanges for subsidies.

RT @CPearsonAvalere: Multi-state plans (MSPs) will…

RT @CPearsonAvalere: Multi-state plans (MSPs) will operate in at least 31 state exchanges in 2014. CMS is reviewing 200 plan applications for MSPs.

RT @CPearsonAvalere: Medicaid MCO update: After it…

RT @CPearsonAvalere: Medicaid MCO update: After its future Medicaid MCOs had trouble establishing provider ntwks, NH recently raised Medicaid pymnt rates.

RT @CPearsonAvalere: #Medicaid MCO update: In past…

RT @CPearsonAvalere: #Medicaid MCO update: In past mo., AL & NC moved closer toward program changes that wd. make greater use of risk-bearing managed care cos.

RT @CPearsonAvalere: Despite R govs hopes, it is n…

RT @CPearsonAvalere: Despite R govs hopes, it is not surprising that CMS will enforce Mcaid cost-sharing protections under premium assistance models