Protection For Consumers In Managed Care Plans: A Comparison Of Medicare, Medicaid and the Private Insurance Market
This policy paper describes key requirements of consumer protection regulation under Medicare, Medicaid and federal and state laws as they apply to private health insurance. These include choice and availability of plans, disclosure of information, marketing, access, quality, and the grievance and appeals process. The discussion highlights differences and similarities across public programs and private insurance and compares public and private insurance protection with provisions of the Consumer Bill of Rights (CBRR) developed by the President's Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry.
- Report: Protection For Consumers In Managed Care Plans: A Comparison
also of interest
- Comparison of Consumer Protections in Three Health Insurance Markets: Medicare Advantage, Qualified Health Plans and Medicaid Managed Care Organizations
- Survey of Health Insurance Marketplace Assister Programs
- Visualizing Health Policy: Health Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
- Summary of Coverage Provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act