Posts Tagged "Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act"

Health care reform provision at-a-glance Long-Term Care

Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (or health care reform law), the secretary of Health and Human Services will establish a voluntary long-term care (LTC) insurance program called Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) by January 1,

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2010 Medigap Changes Frequently Asked Questions

When are these changes effective? The 2010 Medicare Supplement changes will be effective on any policy sold effective June 1, 2010. When can I start marketing the new plans? The new plans are effective June 1, 2010, so the kickoff

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New 2010 Medigap Benefits and Plans

New Hospice Benefit All plans will now include the Hospice Benefit as part of the “Core Benefits.” Medicare pays for all but very limited co-payments for outpatient drugs ($5). Included in all Medigap plans a benefit to pay this co-payment

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2010 Medicare Supplement Changes

As these plans are still evolving, please visit us often for future updates. Background The changes to Medicare Supplement come as a result of HR 6331, the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA, passed on July 9, 2008),

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