12% of Medicare Advantage Plans will Offer Supplemental Benefits
The Medicare Advantage boom for home care is almost here.
Ever since the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) first expanded the scope of Medicare Advantage (MA) supplemental benefits in April 2018, at-home care providers have been trying to figure out they fit into a potentially new reimbursement puzzle.
At least initially, it appeared that fit was a relatively minor one, as only 3% of MA plans offered in-home support services such as personal care and housekeeping in 2019, according to AARP statistics.
But a new independent study by actuarial consulting firm Milliman now confirms there will be a substantial expansion in 2020.
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