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New Medicare Changes 2018

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Medicare & You

Change your Medicare health or prescription drug coverage for 2018, if you
decide to. January 1, 2018. New coverage begins if you made a change. New
costs and benefit changes also begin if you keep your existing Medicare health
or prescription drug coverage and your plan makes changes. Definitions of blue

You're getting a new Medicare card! –

Cards will be mailed between April 2018 – April 2019. You asked, and we
listened. You're getting a new Medicare card! Between April. 2018 and April 2019
, we'll be removing Social Security numbers from Medicare cards and mailing
each person a … The new card won't change your coverage or benefits. You'll get
more …

Medicare Card Messaging Guidelines –

Starting April 2018, CMS will begin mailing new Medicare cards that include a
new Medicare Number. The mailings will be … the new Medicare card and new
Medicare Number1. Labeling the Change: Preferred Language & Terms.
Language to use. Here's why. The new Medicare card has a newMedicare.

Transition to New Medicare Numbers and Cards –

What do I need to be ready for the change? Your systems and business
processes must be ready to accept the new Medicare number (which we call the
Medicare Beneficiary Identifier or MBI in official guidance) by April 2018 for
transactions, such as billing, claim status, eligibility status, and interactions, with
our Medicare …

2018 Annual Update to the Therapy Code List –

Nov 21, 2017 Change Request (CR) 10303 updates the list of codes that sometimes or always
describe therapy services and … The policies implemented in CR10303 were
discussed in CY 2018 Medicare Physician Fee. Schedule (MPFS) … The new
long descriptors for CPT codes 97760 and 97761. – now intended …

final rule with comment period forquality payment … –

Jan 2, 2018 MIPS Year 2 (2018). No Change in Basic Exemption Criteria*. 17. Below the low-
volume threshold. • Medicare Part B allowed charges less than or equal to …
Year 2 (2018) Final. • No Change to Individual and Group policy. • NEW – Virtual
Groups are included in the definition. o. Virtual Groups that have.

Announcement of Calendar Year (CY) 2018 Medicare … –

Apr 3, 2017 SUBJECT: Announcement of Calendar Year (CY) 2018 Medicare Advantage
Capitation Rates and … this new approach, CMS is requesting that stakeholders
and the public share their ideas for changes … Methodological Changes for CY
2018 MA Capitation Rates and Part C and Part D Payment. Policies …

SSA Fact Sheet on 2018 Social Security Changes

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries will receive a 2.0 percent.
COLA for 2018. Other important 2018 Social Security information is as follows:
Tax Rate. 2017 … in Medicare taxes. The tax rates shown above do not include
the 0.9 percent. 2017. 2018. Maximum Taxable Earnings. Social Security (OASDI

(FY) 2018 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) –

Oct 18, 2017 Change Request (CR) 10273 implements policy changes for the Fiscal Year (FY)
2018 Inpatient. Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and LTCH Prospective
Payment System (PPS). Failure to adhere to these new policies could affect
payment of Medicare claims. BACKGROUND. The Social Security …

A New Foundation For American Greatness –

May 23, 2017 Office of Management and Budget. BUDGET OF THE U. S. GOVERNMENT. A
New Foundation For. American Greatness. Fiscal Year 2018 … Year 2018
contains the Budget Message of the President, information on the President's
priorities, ….. Our Nation must make substantial changes to the policies and …

2018 Medicare Option Period Guide –

2018. Please refer to page 31 for the updated ZIP code list for CommunityCare
Senior. Health Plan. If you have questions about this change, please call
CommunityCare. Senior Health Plan. Refer to the Contact Information section at
the back of this guide. New HealthChoice Medical and Dental Claims TPA Phone
Number …

Proposed rule – Amazon S3

Apr 28, 2017 RIN 0938-AS98. Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment
Systems for Acute. Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective
Payment System and. Proposed Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2018 Rates;
Quality Reporting. Requirements for Specific Providers; Medicare and …

2017-2018 GIC Benefit Decision Guide FOR … –

Sep 25, 2017 You may enroll in or change your selection of one of these plans: • Fallon Senior
Plan. • Harvard Pilgrim Medicare Enhance. • Health New England MedPlus. •
Tufts Health Plan Medicare Complement. • Tufts Health Plan Medicare Preferred.
• UniCare State Indemnity Plan/Medicare Extension (OME).

Skilled nursing facility services – Medicare Payment Advisory …

The Congress should eliminate the market basket updates for 2018 and 2019
and direct the. Secretary to revise the prospective … reflects broad changes in
post-acute care, not the adequacy of Medicare's payments. Medicare is regarded
as a ….. handful of new facilities (79), the majority of which were for profit, and an
even …

Putting America's Health First: FY 2018 President's … –

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services . …. Programs. 7%. $1,131 Billion in
Outlays. PUTTING AMERICA'S HEALTH FIRST. FY 2018 President's Budget for
HHS dollars in millions. 2016. 2017 /1. 2018. Budget Authority … This approach
allows increases and decreases in this book to reflect true funding changes. The
FY …

To: State Retirees Eligible for Benefits From … – Benefit Options

Sep 18, 2017 Benefits Open Enrollment and Changes for 2018. Page 2 of 3. The good news: •
Dental: Delta Dental will remain as our PPO dental provider at the same rates … Premium Changes for 2018 – Without Medicare.
Plan Type. Tier. 2017 Monthly. Premium. 2018 Monthly. Premium.

Health Insurance Choices for 2018 – NYS Department of Civil Service

Oct 1, 2017 exceeds your Medicare reimbursement or a quarterly refund, depending on your
coverage cost. Keep Your Personal Information. Up to Date. You must notify the
Employee Benefits Division in writing if your address changes or if changes in
your family or marital status affect your coverage. New York State …

Medicare Open Enrollment 2018 – State of Michigan

Oct 13, 2017 Medicare Basics. Open Enrollment: Sunday, October 15, 2017 – Thursday,
December 7, 2017. Plan Start Date: Monday, January 1, 2018. Eligibility …. for
2018 Coverage. 1. Review health plan options for. 2018 and decide whether to
stay in current plan or select a new plan. 2. Update information and renew.