Medicare Advantage Plans Could See Payments Drop in 2021 Due to COVID-19, Analysis Finds

COVID-19 will impact risk score factors for MA plans in 2021 and cause them to get paid less for their enrollees than projected. There could be an industry wide impact on overall profitability unless plans capitalize on powerful Risk Adjustment tools. Solutions, such as Babel Health’s integrated RA tool, will play a significant role in helping plans maximize what does make it to/through their claim processing.