skip to Main Content
  • This page as PDF
April 9, 2020 2:00 - 3:00 PM ET

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Health Insurance Industry

Summary

Our panel of experts engaged in an in-depth discussion of the rapidly evolving regulatory environment surrounding COVID-19 testing and treatment and the strategic, financial, and operational challenges this disease presents for health insurers.

As COVID-19 creates unprecedented challenges for the US healthcare system, health plan leaders must adapt quickly to a transformed health insurance landscape while keeping an eye on normal business requirements to ensure they are prepared for a post-COVID-19 world.

Our panel of experts held an in-depth discussion of the rapidly evolving regulatory environment surrounding COVID-19 testing and treatment and the strategic, financial, and operational challenges this disease presents for health insurers. Our panelists explored the regulatory and legislative changes that are transforming the Medicare Advantage program, including the final 2021 Rate Announcement,  along with the potential impacts of the 2020 election on the health insurance industry.

Key topics included:

  • COVID-19 regulatory environment and challenges
  • Medicare Advantage developments and 2021 Rate Announcement
  • 2020 election impacts on the health insurance industry

Panelists

Moderator
Fred Bentley , Managing Director, Center for Healthcare Transformation

Fred Bentley advises clients on health delivery and payment innovation, providing analytic and strategic insight on issues related to the delivery of care.

Speaker
Matt Kazan , Principal, Policy

Matt Kazan provides strategic advice to health plan and life sciences clients navigating the complex legislative and regulatory policy environment, with a particular expertise in Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D. Prior to joining Avalere, Matt spent over a decade on the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance health staff under Senators Max Baucus and Ron Wyden.

Speaker
Thomas Kornfield , Senior Consultant, Policy

Tom Kornfield provides analytical support and strategic advice for clients on Medicare Advantage risk adjustment and payment, and on Part D issues.

Speaker
Michael Lutz , Senior Consultant, Center for Healthcare Transformation

Michael Lutz supports clients who serve members of Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial health programs.

From beginning to end, our team synergy
produces measurable results. Let's work together.
Back To Top