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Monthly Archives: November 2022

Social Security Administration Announces New Start Dates for Part B in 2023

Continuing the implementation of the Medicare Enrollment reforms included in the Beneficiary Enrollment Notification and Eligibility Simplification (BENES) Act—which was signed into law as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA)—the Social Security Administration (SSA) released updated consumer-facing information about when people can access their Part B benefits in […]

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Important Rules Implement Key BENES Act Provisions to Simplify Medicare Enrollment

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized rules implementing the Beneficiary Enrollment Notification and Eligibility Simplification (BENES) Act policies that were signed into law as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA). Those landmark provisions include: Eliminating the months-long wait for coverage that occurs when people enroll […]

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Biden-Harris Administration Broadens Medicare Coverage of Medically Necessary Dental Care

This week, Medicare Rights celebrates a Biden-Harris administration announcement that it would be extending its interpretation of medically necessary dental care. This decision ends a decades-long policy that unnecessarily limited access to life- and health-saving treatment for people with Medicare. Medicare Part B currently pays for some dental services under […]

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