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Quality Corner Show Talks Medicare 2021 Star Ratings for Health Plans and Pharmacies

PQS Senior Manager of Pharmacy Accounts, Nick Dorich, PharmD talks with Todd Sega, SVP, Development & Strategy at Pharmacy Quality Solutions about changes to the Medicare 2021 Star Ratings and major takeaways related to medication-use quality measures. In providing an overview of the Medicare 2021 Star Ratings, Sega answers the "What are Star Ratings?" question and further explains why they are of value to health plans and pharmacies. The full podcast episode...

David Simoneaux
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Todd Sega, PQS Senior Vice President, Development & Strategy to Present Overview of the 2021 Medicare Part D Star Ratings Program

Todd Sega, Senior Vice President, Development & Strategy, Pharmacy Quality Solutions will present at overview of the 2021 Medicare Part D Star Ratings Program on Thursday, November 19, 2020 as part of Pharmacy Quality Alliance's Quality Forum webinar. Sega will speak on the 2021 Medicare Part D Star Ratings Program and the trends that impact medication-related quality measures. We hope to see you there. Thursday, November 19, 2020 This PQA webinar is for PQA members. Thursday,...

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PQS Summarizes 2021 Medicare Part C & D Star Ratings Technical Notes

As partners for improving quality, PQS recapped the 2021 Medicare Part C & D Star Rating Technical Notes that impact pharmacy-based quality measures with key takeaways and charts graphing trends and thresholds. The complete version of the Technical Notes can be found here. [maxbutton id="12" ] Here are a few of the general points and highlights from the report: The 2021 Star Ratings do not contain any new measures, just updates to...

David Simoneaux
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What does the 2020 Star Ratings Technical Notes Mean for Medicare Beneficiaries?

Every October, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) publish an update to the Star Ratings for Medicare Part C & D plans. This update serves as an annual “check-up” on how well the Medicare program is working to improve quality of care for the millions of enrollees in the program. Like reviews in any type of industry, changes can be swift and sudden. On the other hand, some...

Nick Dorich
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