Integra Insights

  • Open Enrollment: The Ultimate Checkpoint

    Tuesday October 10, 2017

    Are you ready? Medicare Advantage open enrollment starts October 15 and ends December 7. ACA starts November 1, 2017 and ends December 15. This will test your application system and call centers, but it is the ultimate test for your benefit design team. As you look ahead, the next step is onboarding these members to […]

  • Budgeting: Better Keep Up with the Times

    Thursday October 5, 2017

    The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 formalized the demonstration programs into Part C and introduced the term Medicare + Choice. The Modernization Act of 2003 renamed the offering to Medicare Advantage. Budgeting has experienced a lot of change in that time. Think of risk adjustment budgeting alone- we went from 2005: budgeting for 1.7 retrospective […]

  • Now Entering…High Utilization Season

    Tuesday October 3, 2017

    We hope you know your members by this time of the year. We hope they know how to use their benefits and navigate your provider networks, or you have a support system in place to help them. What is needed for more care management or further utilization support? Care management usually focuses on chronic care which […]