Discern Senior Advisor Marissa Schlaifer co-authors Health Affairs Blog

“The Other Side Of Managed Competition: The Tension Between Protection And Innovation In Medicare Advantage And Part D Benefits,” a Health Affairs blog co-authored by Marissa Schlaifer and Mike Adelberg and published in December 2017, looks at the tension between protecting Medicare beneficiaries and innovating in benefit design as it plays out in the Trump administration’s recently released Medicare Advantage and Part D draft regulation.

Marissa Schlaifer, Discern Health Senior Advisor, notes, “While the CMS proposed rule demonstrates an opportunity for greater innovation in Medicare Advantage and Part D plans, it continues some of the protective policies in previous rules”

Read the Health Affairs Blog post here.

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