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Medicare Advantage Program Standards Tightening
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In addition to a widely anticipated cut to the Medicare Advantage payment rate in 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are expected to announce Monday several changes to the MA five-star ratings program.

The most significant ratings change on tap to the ratings system is expected to be an increase in the star threshold for bonus payments to health plans, based on a wide array of quality standards.

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