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This training video is designed to help Medicaid and partner agency staff understand the Medicare Advantage contracting process, including the components of the Medicare Advantage application and the annual contracting timeline. It also describes the different elements that make up a Medicare Advantage bid and how bids are used to determine plan payment.

Through this training, viewers will become more familiar with:

  1. Key components of the Medicare Advantage contracting cycle and bid development process;
  2. How Medicare Advantage and Medicaid managed care contracting processes differ; and
  3. How Medicare Advantage contracting and bid processes can be used to advance state goals.

To learn more, download the training overview.

About the Medicare Advantage Policy Basics Series

This video is part of a training series, Medicare Advantage Policy Basics, produced by the Center for Health Care Strategies through the Medicare Academy, an initiative made possible by Arnold Ventures, The Commonwealth Fund, and The SCAN Foundation. Additional trainings in the series cover: