The Medicare Rights Center and over 30 other national and state organizations, including the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and the National Association of Health Underwriters, submitted comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’(CMS) “Welcome to Medicare” packages in response to the agency’s request for feedback. These packages are for […]
Last week, the Commonwealth Fund released a study comparing the experiences of working-age adults with various insurance statuses over the course of a year. Specifically, the study compared those with Medicaid, those with private or employer-sponsored insurance, and those without insurance. With more than 70 million Americans covered by Medicaid, and an estimated 12 million gaining coverage under the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion, it is important to know how people’s experience of that coverage stacks up to private coverage and to being uninsured.
Update: The House passed the American Health Care Act this afternoon by a narrow margin. Read Joe Baker’s statement on behalf of the Medicare Rights Center.
I recently enrolled in premium-free Part A, but learned that I will have to pay a premium for Part B. Could I get some information on Medicare Savings Programs, which I’m told would cover my Part B premium?
– Toshio (Philadelphia, PA)