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CHA Comments on Data Collection for MA Plans

What’s happening: CHA submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in response to a request for information related to data collection for Medicare Advantage (MA) plans. 

What else to know: CHA strongly encourages CMS to use the formal rulemaking process to implement additional data collection and reporting requirements. 

In the letter, CHA responds to questions about: 

  • Beneficiary access and experience of care 
  • Prior authorization and utilization management 
  • Inappropriate claims denials and payment-related issues  
  • Value-based payments  
  • Policy principles for data collection