Welcome to CMS and thanks for joining us today, as we look ahead to 2019 for the Medicare Advantage and Part D programs. It’s a pleasure to be here with you and to provide an update on all that we have been doing to strengthen and improve these important programs for our nation’s seniors and the disabled.
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the final annual Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for the 2017 coverage year, along with related guidance documents, as part of our ongoing efforts to promote healthy and stable markets that works for consumers and for insurers.
As consumers count down to the December 15 enrollment deadline for January 1 coverage, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today that new HealthCare.gov consumer decision support features piloted earlier this enrollment season will now be fully deployed to all visitors.
Today the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing more than 4.8 million additional individuals enrolled in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) from October 1, 2013 through the end of March 2014, compared to enrollment before the Health Insurance Marketplace opened on October 1, 2013.
Thousands of Medicaid beneficiaries who were previously limited to receiving care in an institutional setting may now be given the option to receive that care in their homes and communities, under a proposed rule published today by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).