- Category: Health Care Reform
- Published: Tuesday, 04 September 2018
- Written by Barbara Huffman
Health Care Reform
CMS Announces Special Enrollment Periods for Americans Impacted by Recent Hurricanes. Agency provides special open enrollment periods for 2017 Medicare and Exchange coverage.
As a result of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will make available special enrollment periods for all Medicare beneficiaries and certain individuals seeking health plans offered through the Federal Health Insurance Exchange. This important step gives these individuals and families who have been impacted by the hurricanes the opportunity to change their Medicare health and prescription drug plans and gain access to health coverage on the Exchange immediately if eligible for a special enrollment period.
Molina Has Extended Binder Payment for January 1, 2017 Effective Date Until January 15, 2017!
Special Election Period Available to Members Impacted by Hurricane Matthew in North Carolina
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services understands that many Medicare beneficiaries have been affected by Hurricane Matthew, and it wants to ensure that all beneficiaries are able to compare their health care options and make enrollment choices for 2017.
2017 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles Announced
*** ATTENTION AGENTS AND BROKERS SELLING IN THE MARKEPLACE! ***
As you prepare for the plan year 2017 Open Enrollment, here are a few important things to remember to help consumers that are currently enrolled in the Marketplace coverage:
Learn the best practices for enrolling consumers through HealthCare.gov's webinar for Agents & Brokers: Selling in the Marketplace.
Training for plan year 2017 Federally-facilitated Marketplace (FFM) agent and broker registration is available on the CMS Enterprise Portal.
In a statement made Monday, Aetna announced that they will no longer offer policies on-exchange in 11 of the 15 states where they currently offer products.