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Trends shaping the business of health insurance in 2024

Healthcare Dive

Medicare Advantage enrollment will swell, with fewer sweeping regulatory changes. Here’s what experts see coming down the pike for 2024. The uninsured rate will rise. Major pharmacy benefit managers will launch more transparent products.

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CVS slashes 2024 outlook — again — as Medicare seniors drive spending

Healthcare Dive

Runaway inpatient spending in particular caused CVS’ insurance costs to snowball after returning “to patterns we have not seen since the start of the pandemic,” its CFO said.

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Medicare ACO participation grows in 2024: CMS

Healthcare Dive

However, growth in Medicare's flagship shared savings model has plateaued over the past five years, according to government data.

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CMS finalizes 2024 Medicare hospital, doctor payments, 340B fix and price transparency requirements

Healthcare Dive

Regulators finalized a number of rules Thursday with sweeping implications for providers in the Medicare program, including rates for next year that doctors and hospitals slammed as insufficient.

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Share of MA, Part D plans earning top star ratings drops in 2024

Healthcare Dive

About 42% of Medicare Advantage plans that offer prescription drug coverage in 2024 earned four or more stars, compared with just over half this year.

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Medicare Advantage plan star ratings decline again in 2024

Fierce Healthcare

Approximately 42% of Medicare Advantage plans that offer prescription drug coverage will have a star rating of four or more in 2024, marking yet another substantial decrease from

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Medicare Advantage rate change bedevils UnitedHealth’s 2024 outlook

Healthcare Dive

UnitedHealth’s MA growth could be depressed next year thanks to a rate notice from the CMS that’s deeply unpopular with insurers, management said during their investor day.

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