Medicare Advantage Star Rating Special Enrollment Period
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Medicare Advantage Star Rating Special Enrollment Period

December 1, 2011

There's a new Part D and Medicare Advantage Special Enrollment Period (SEP) set to begin for the 2012 plan year that's associated with the current star-rating system of Medicare Advantage and Part D plans.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) developed a quality rating system for Medicare Advantage plans a few years ago. The scoring system is based upon well-established measures of health care delivery quality. These measure a plan's quality of care, access to care, responsiveness, and beneficiary satisfaction provided by the plan. CMS rates Medicare Advantage (MA) plans based on a one to 5 star scale, five being the highest quality of care. CMS has used this information to monitor plans.

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