Consumer Protection Issues in Medicare + Choice
This report describes and analyzes key Medicare+Choice provisions in the Balanced Budget Act and the accompanying regulations related to consumer protections. It explains how the BBA makes significant improvements for beneficiaries in the areas of access, appeals, and quality. It also explores areas that could be strengthened to better serve the needs of the Medicare population, including provisions pertaining to enrollment and disenrollment, information and education, Medigap coverage, and marketing.
also of interest
- Financial and Administrative Alignment Demonstrations for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries Compared: States with Memoranda of Understanding Approved by CMS
- Long-Term Services and Supports in the Financial Alignment Demonstrations for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries
- Development of the Financial Alignment Demonstrations for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries: Perspectives from National and State Disability Stakeholders
- How Much "Skin in the Game" is Enough? The Financial Burden of Health Spending for People on Medicare