The stock price of UnitedHealth…

  • The stock price of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE: UNH) increased by over 4% during intraday today. This is why it happened.

The stock price of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE: UNH) increased by over 4% during intraday today. Investors are responding positively to a notice from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). 

The CMS had released the Calendar Year 2023 Advance Notice of Methodological Changes for Medicare Advantage (MA) Capitation Rates and Part C and Part D Payment Policies (the Advance Notice). 

CMS is going to accept comments on the CY 2023 Advance Notice through Friday, March 4, 2022, before publishing the final Rate Announcement by April 4, 2022. The chart below indicates the expected impact of the proposed policy changes on MA plan payments relative to last year.

Year-to-Year Percentage Change in Payment

Impact – 2023 Advance Notice

Effective Growth Rate: 4.75%

Rebasing/Re-pricing: TBD

Change in Star Ratings: 0.54%

Medicare Advantage Coding Pattern Adjustment: 0%

Risk Model Revision: 0%

Normalization: -0.81%

MA risk score trend: 3.50%

Expected Average Change in Revenue: 7.98%

Disclaimer: This content is intended for informational purposes. Before making any investment, you should do your own analysis.


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