Kaiser Health News: Draft Rules Would Help Protect Seniors When Medicare Advantage Plans Drop Doctors

By Susan Jaffe This KHN story was produced in collaboration with  Federal officials are considering new Medicare Advantage rules to help protect seniors when insurers make significant reductions to their networks of doctors and other health care providers. The proposals follow UnitedHealthcare’s decision to drop thousands of doctors from its Medicare Advantage plans in at least 10 states … Continue reading

NCOA: Medicare Part D & Medicare Advantage: Open Enrollment Period

Shared to us from our colleagues at NCOA:  The annual Open Enrollment Period (OEP), which runs October 15 through December 7, is the time of year when your clients can make changes to their Part D and Medicare Advantage coverage. They can use this time period to enroll in a drug plan, or change how … Continue reading

The Hill: Grassley probes early intel on Medicare Advantage shift

By Elise Viebeck – 04/04/13 06:44 PM ET Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is asking how a political intelligence firm learned about a major shift in Medicare policy before it was announced by the Obama administration.  Grassley wrote to Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner on Thursday seeking to find out who knew, and when, that the administration would scrap its … Continue reading

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