As Medicare’s Open Enrollment period – also known as the Annual Election Period or Annual Coordinated Election Period – approaches, the Center for Medicare Advocacy is spotlighting issues beneficiaries should consider as they make important decisions … [Read more...] about Spotlight on the Importance of Medigap
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September 11, 2023 Submitted Electronically via www.regulations.gov The Honorable Chiquita Brooks-LaSureAdministratorCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services7500 Security BoulevardBaltimore, MD 21244 Re: Medicare … [Read more...] about Center Comments on 2024 Physician Fee Schedule
On September 8, 2023, the Center for Medicare Advocacy and Community Legal Services at the McGeorge School of Law filed a class action lawsuit in federal court on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries who have lost coverage for medically necessary, very … [Read more...] about Center for Medicare Advocacy Sues Over Medicare “Self-Administered Drug” Problems
The 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) proposed rule includes a proposal to clarify reimbursement for dental services necessary to the clinical success of certain cancer treatments. The Center for Medicare Advocacy has drafted … [Read more...] about Center Comments on Proposed Clarification of Dental Services
COVID-19 caused the deaths of more than 200,000 nursing home residents and staff members. The extraordinarily high number of deaths – nearly 20% of the COVID-19 deaths nationwide were nursing home residents although residents constitute only 0.0006% … [Read more...] about Meaningful Nurse Staffing Ratios in Nursing Homes: If Not Now, When?