Novu Health Engagement Blog

2018 CMS Star ratings are out! Need a boost?

Novu Health

The moment of truth has arrived: 2018 CMS Star ratings are out! How did your plan fare?

 

If your Star rating needs a boost, you’ve come to the right place. At NovuHealth, we’re not shy about sharing exactly how we influence high-value member activities to...

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NovuHealth’s secret sauce: Improving diabetic care and delivering a 4-Star rating with Medicare incentive strategies

Novu Health

Picture this not uncommon scenario: A large Medicare Advantage plan seeks to close gaps in care among its diabetic population and reach a 4-Star quality rating. Around half of their diabetic members (220,000 out of 430,000) are non-compliant. Yet, working with...

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Your guide to a higher Star rating: Leveraging member engagement and high-value behaviors

Jordan Mauer

Since 2014, CMS has dramatically expanded opportunities for Medicare plans and partners to leverage rewards and incentives programs to impact quality ratings. What’s more, recognizing the potential for engagement programs to improve member health outcomes and...

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How do Rewards and Incentives Programs Impact Quality Ratings?

Jordan Mauer

Novu’s rewards and incentives programs (R/I programs) result in excellent engagement rates among members—but the real pay-off for plans is the bump in Quality scores, including Medicare Stars and Medicaid’s Pay-for-Performance program by improving HEDIS, HOS...

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Member Engagement and Retention in a New Era of Communication

Kristin Gasteazoro

Key takeaways from the 2016 RISE Summit in Nashville

The 2016 RISE conference once again brought together stakeholders from across the health care industry looking to transform quality scores, care outcomes and risk adjustment. From the panels and keynote...

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4 Tips: Choosing Healthy Behaviors for a Rewards and Incentive Program

Jordan Mauer

 

For plans looking to build out a rewards and incentive program, choosing which healthy behaviors to reward is an important first step. Ensuring that your rewards program doesn’t live in a vacuum, but instead has a direct and meaningful impact on quality...

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Taking a page from the best loyalty programs

Jordan Mauer

Bringing consumer loyalty insights to wellness rewards and incentives programs

 

When it comes to designing your Medicare wellness rewards and incentives program, there’s no need to reinvent the wheel--take a page out of the best loyalty programs.

For many...

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Novu at RISE Summit in Nashville: March 20-22, 2016

Kristin Gasteazoro

How can Novu help you improve quality scores?

We’re excited to share our insights at the 10th Annual RISE Summit in Nashville—the premier risk adjustment and quality improvement conference. Connect with us to talk Medicare rewards and incentives, closing gaps...

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