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New Medicare News 2018

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MLN Connects for Thursday, October 19, 2017 –

Oct 19, 2017 News & Announcements. Preview Draft eCQM Specifications … New Medicare
Card Project Special Open Door Forum — November 9. SNF Value-Based
Purchasing … The election period is open to form a virtual group for the 2018
Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance period.

MLN Connects for November 8, 2017 –

Nov 9, 2017 News & Announcements. New Medicare Card: Help Notify Your Patients.
Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Expanded Model Implementation.
Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program Results for FY 2018. Low Volume
Appeals Settlements. Hospice Item Set Data Freeze: November 15. Draft 2018 …

2018 MA PART D Landscape State Fact Sheets 09-26-2017[1].docx

Sep 26, 2017 Medicare Open Enrollment begins October 15, 2017. December 2017. •
Medicare Open Enrollment ends December 7, 2017. January 2018. • Medicare
plan coverage for 2018 begins January 1, 2018. ###. Get CMS news at
newsroom, sign up for CMS news via email and follow CMS on. Twitter @ …

What to do if you no longer automatically qualify for … –

The good news is, even if you get this notice, you may still qualify for Extra … you'
ll get the same level of Extra Help in 2018 that you got for 2017, although … You
may want to switch to a new Medicare drug plan for coverage starting. January 1,
2018. See what your costs will be in 2018 for your current plan without the Extra …


Oct 25, 2017 Federal Health Insurance Exchange 2018 Open Enrollment. The Federal Health
Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking a strategic and cost-effective
approach to inform individuals about … New “Help On Demand” services for
agents/brokers and consumers: will offer increased …

SSA Fact Sheet on 2018 Social Security Changes

Other important 2018 Social Security information is as follows: Tax Rate. 2017.
2018. Employee. 7.65%. 7.65%. Self-Employed. 15.30%. 15.30%. NOTE: The
7.65% tax rate is the combined rate for Social Security and Medicare. The Social
Security portion (OASDI) is 6.20% on earnings up to the applicable taxable
maximum …

A New Foundation For American Greatness –

May 23, 2017 Year 2018 contains the Budget Message of the President, information on the
President's priorities, and summary tables. Analytical Perspectives, Budget of the
United. States Government, Fiscal Year 2018 contains anal- yses that are
designed to highlight specified subject ar- eas or provide other significant …

December TRS News (Retiree Edition)

Dec 11, 2017 11-22, 2017. Prescription drug contact information. Medicare-eligible TRS-Care
participants with questions about their prescription drug coverage for 2018 can
call their new pharmacy benefits manager,. SilverScript, at 1-844-345-4577 (
option 2) or visit RETIREE.

America First –

There is a $54 billion increase in defense spending in 2018 that is offset by
targeted reductions ….. new Federal land acquisition; instead, the Budget focuses
on maintaining existing forests and grasslands. ….. Centers for Medicare &
Medicaid Services in recent years to shift away from a “pay-and-chase” model
toward …

Provider Insider – Alabama Medicaid –

Oct 2, 2017 mailing new Medicare cards to individuals as soon as April 2018. During a
transition period between April 1, 2018 and Decem- ber 31, 2019, Providers can
use either the HICN or the MBI for claims processing or data transactions.
Medicare does … For news go to:

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.

DFTA's Healthcare Newsletter September 2017 –

Sep 29, 2017 month, leading to more uncertainty as insurers in most states have to make final
decisions about. 2018 market participation soon. Other Federal News. HHS/CMS
Updates: In addition to … possible new direction for its Center for Medicare and
Medicaid Innovation (CMMI). Created under the ACA, the CMMI …

Provider Matters –

Aug 7, 2017 wait until January 1, 2018. To learn more … In April 2018 Medicare members will
start getting new Medicare cards with a new. Medicare … OHA in the news. •
Oregon Health Plan renewal and application processing times. • Current projects,
such as the centralization of Medicaid eligibility services. You can …

January 2018 Newsletter – Town of Franklin MA

17: ROULETTE FUN at 10:00 a.m. We are starting this new game and hope to
play every. Wednesday morning. It costs … Learn more from the Senior Medicare
Patrol when they vis it on Feb. 16, at 10:00 a.m. …. MEDICARE NEWS, JANUARY
2018: Wondering if you can still change your Medicare Plan? The. 2017
Medicare …

Medicare Supplement rule amended – Idaho Department of Insurance

Oct 12, 2017 Equal Opportunity Employer. Idaho Department of Insurance News Release …
BOISE ID – The Idaho Department of Insurance has amended its rule regarding
Medicare. Supplement (aka … Eligible individuals can sign up for coverage to be
effective January 1, 2018, including those who previously missed …

January 2018 Holiday Thanks – Georgetown MA

19/Iss. 7. January 2018. Email: Website: www. “A Few Gray Hairs” Newsletter is made possible by a grant
from the … The COA and all activities will be closed on Monday, January 1, 2018
for New Year's Day …. The Massachusetts Senior Medicare Patrol Program is

2018 Health Insurance Program Overview – Department of …

Aug 24, 2017 structure for 2018. This decision was communicated to the Board July 17, 2017.
Minimizing program changes at this stage in the process was also intended to
allow staff and … WEA Trust will replace WPS as the new administrator of the IYC
Access Plan, Medicare. Plus and the State …. ETF Employer News.

news release – Medicare Payment Advisory Commission

Mar 15, 2017 Fee-for-service payment rate recommendations. The report presents MedPAC's
recommendations for. 2018 rate adjustments in FFS Medicare. These “update”
recommendations—which MedPAC is required by law to submit each year—are
based on an assessment of payment adequacy that examines.