IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Health Plan Alliance (Alliance), in collaboration with Faegre Drinker Consulting and the Wakely Consulting Group, is re-implementing its Medicare Advantage Supplemental Benefits Consortium. As before, the Consortium will evaluate potential supplemental benefits for Medicare Advantage (MA) plans and provide resources to assist plans with implementing them. This year’s consortium model includes additional member-to-member collaboration and direct interaction with vendors that offer the selected benefits.
The Health Plan Alliance supports 45 regional health plans in non-competing markets that work with one another and their provider networks to improve managed care in their communities. “The Medicare Advantage Supplemental Benefits Consortium offers the kind of collaborative, innovative learning that is the hallmark of the Alliance,” said Kristin Rodriguez, Health Plan Alliance chief operating officer. “We’re pleased that so many of our members are again participating in the Consortium and look forward to seeing these plans innovate their products