Untapped Opportunities for SSBCI to Address SDoH


A look at SSBCI by the Numbers

Beginning in 2018, the Special Supplemental Benefits for the Chronically Ill (SSBCI) initiative has allowed Medicare Advantage (MA) to offer innovative new services to seniors with the goal of driving better outcomes at a lower cost. But starting in the upcoming plan year, states will have even greater flexibility in how they develop and implement SSBCI programming, especially when it comes to addressing the socioeconomic factors—or social determinants of health (SDoH)—associated with poor overall health outcomes.

As the following infographic makes clear, that's an important change, and one that more MA plans should take advantage of in the year ahead.

SSBCI Infographic

Your guide to SSBCI benefits

Ready to learn how MA plans can leverage SSBCI to keep costs in line as our population ages? Download our latest resource, Addressing SDoH Using Special Supplemental Benefits for the Chronically Ill.


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