The Federal Government’s Authority To Regulate Advertising in Medicare
This policy brief, prepared for the Kaiser Family Foundation by Vicky Gottlich at the Center for Medicare Advocacy, explains the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ legal authority to regulate advertising and other information issued by the private companies that contract with the government to provide Medicare benefits. The brief also suggests additional steps the agency could take to enhance consumer protections with respect to advertising and marketing practices under its current authority.
Issue Brief (.pdf)
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