Medicare Advantage: Staying Competitive in 2021 with CAHPS® Updates
Join Our 30-Minute Webinar
Date: December 9, 2020
Time: 12:00pm CDT
Join us as Lightbeam Product Manager, Cindy Dyer, discusses how to improve Medicare Advantage (MA) Star Ratings and keep competitive with the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®) survey.
In 2021, CMS will be increasing the CAHPS® survey measures‘ weight by four times, meaning that the patient experience survey will now make up 32% of the Star Rating. The change represents a significant shift in the approach to achieve higher MA quality ratings. With this new focus, it is more crucial than ever to train clinical staff to prioritize patient encounters.
In a highly competitive market, MA premiums are at an all-time low while penetration is at an all-time high at 40%. Based on this fact, providers must assess what kinds of benefits will keep them successful with CAHPS®, and it begins in-house with revamping the customer service side of care.
During this webinar, Cindy will discuss how to:
- Train providers and office staff on patient customer service skills
- Customize the patient experience
- Improve provider-patient communication
- Foster a warm environment where the patient feels comfortable
With the big push for improved quality in MA contracts, all providers must be willing to embrace better customer service to achieve high ratings in 2021. Complete the form to register for the presentation. The webinar will be 30 minutes in length with time at the end, reserved for questions. All registrants will receive a recording if they cannot attend live.