Medicaid Council Reports on Study that Finds Dual Eligibles Can Hurt Medicare Advantage Ratings

Inovalon recently published a study titled “The Impact of Dual Eligible Populations on CMS Five-Star Quality Measures and Member Outcomes in Medicare Advantage Health Plans.” Inovalon collected information on beneficiaries from 80 Medicare Advantage (MA) contracts.  Specifically, the study looked at 1.33 million MA enrollees from 2011, and 1.61 million MA enrollees from 2012, comparing…