(CMS) Agency Outlines Medicare Health, Drug Plan Coverage for 2010

October 2009
Aging News Alert;10/2/2009, p16
The article reports that Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare health and prescription drug plans will go on a wide-range plan options in 2010. According to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) officials, Medicare beneficiaries who have access to a Medicare Advantage plan will have access of 99.9% of Medicare Advantage plan in 2010. CMS advised the beneficiaries to enroll in Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug plans on November 15, 2009.


Related Articles

  • CMS Offers Partial Concession to Hospitals by Issuing Ruling, Proposed Rule on Part B Re-Billing. Caron, Jason B.; Isbey, Elizabeth K.; Polacheck, Joan; Zimmerman, Eric // Venulex Legal Summaries;2013 Q1, Special section p1 

    The article reports on the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) release of both a ruling and a proposed rule to address the growing concern among hospitals about billing Medicare Part B following a medical necessity denial of a Medicare Part A hospital inpatient claim. The rules...

  • Congress is again getting cold feet about CMS action on DRGs. McCarty, Mark // Medical Device Daily;8/8/2007, Vol. 11 Issue 150, p1 

    The article reports on the revamp of the inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS), released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on August 1, 2007. CMS stated that the restructured diagnostic-related groups (DRG) will account more fully for the severity of each patient's...

  • You Must Use New Form by Nov. 1, CMS Says.  // Dermatology Coding Alert;Sep2011, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p59 

    The article reports that the mandatory use of the new version of the Advance Beneficiary Notification (ABN)/ Notice of Exclusion of Medicare Benefits (NEMB) will begin on November 1, 2011 according to the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Stewart Streimer of CMS states that...

  • Let's Be Reasonable. McBride, Scott // Venulex Legal Summaries;2002 Q4, p1 

    The article reports on the publication of an interim rule by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on December 13, 2002, regarding the inherent reasonableness adjustments process for all Medicare Part B services. Exempted from this rule are services paid under the Medicare...

  • 2.3% Pay Cut Hits Freestanding For-Profits Hardest In 2012.  // Eli's Rehab Report;Jan2012, Vol. 19 Issue 1, pp4 

    The article reprots on the final rule issued by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that reduces medicare payment rates for home health agencies to 2.3% starting January 1, 2012. In indicates that the cut will strip 430 million dollars from Medicare spending on home care in...

  • Medicare changing interest calculations.  // AHA News;8/9/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 16, p2 

    Reports on a rule issued by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services which changes interest calculations on Medicare overpayments and underpayments to providers, health maintenance organizations and competitive medical plans, effective October 1, 2004.

  • Pay Cut In Store For Hospitals Falling Short On Quality Measures.  // Getting Paid in Behavioral Healthcare;Oct/Nov2006, Vol. 11 Issue 10/11, p11 

    The article discusses the 2% reduction in annual Medicare fee schedule for hospital facilities that did not participate or failed the submission requirements for health care quality initiative in the U.S. in 2007. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reported that 28 of the 3,490...

  • (CMS) Payment Rates Increase for Skilled Nursing Facilities.  // Aging News Alert;7/30/2010, p17 

    The article reports that the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is planning to raise Medicare payment rates for financial year 2011 for skilled nursing facilities by 1.7 percent. CMS is also proposing changes to the Medicare home health payments for 2011. The proposal calls for...

  • CMS Accepting More Requests for ICD-10 End-to-End Testing. Goedert, Joseph // Healthdatamanagement.com;5/11/2015, p1 

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has extended the deadline for applying to conduct end-to-end testing with Medicare in July. Application forms are now being accepted May 11 through May 22.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics