2019 Change for Dual Eligible Enrollments

2019 Change for Dual Eligible Enrollments CB0001-19 January 2, 2019 Special Enrollment Period for Low Income Subsidy or Dual Eligible Beneficiaries (LIS/Dual SEP) The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) implemented a significant change to the...

Medicare Enrollment Periods for Part B

Medicare Enrollment Periods CB0003-19 February 6, 2019 When Does My Enrollment in Part B Become Effective? If you accept the automatic enrollment in Medicare Part B, or if you enroll during the first three months of your initial enrollment period, your coverage will...

2019 Low Income Subsidy Extra Help Guidelines

2019 Low Income Subsidy Extra Help Guidelines CB0004-19 February 12, 2019 Help your clients with their prescription costs: Extra Help, also commonly known as Low-Income Subsidy (LIS), is a federal program that aides Medicare beneficiaries with some or most of the...

Medicare’s New “What’s Covered” App

Medicare’s New “What’s Covered” App CB0005-19 March 11, 2019 Are you or your client unsure if Medicare will cover a medical test or procedure? The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) has a new app available to help...

Potential Medicare Genetic Testing Scam

Potential Medicare Genetic Testing Scam CB0006-19 March 21, 2019 You may have heard about a Medicare genetic testing scam where the test is being offered as part of a free health screening. This could be offered as cancer screening or pharmacogenomic testing. Be aware...