Category Archives: Medicare Plans

Medicare Part D Transition Rules

This exempt from NSCLC (National Senior Citizens Law Center) explains more: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requires that sponsors of Medicare Part D prescription drug plans provide beneficiaries with access to transition supplies of needed medications to protect them from disruption and give adequate time to move over to a drug that… Read More »

Medicare Proponent Retires

From Sen. John D. Rockefeller’s announcement Friday that he would not seek a sixth term in 2014 will leave the poor, elderly and disabled without one of their strongest advocates on Capitol Hill. Rockefeller played a leading role in 1997 in creating the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which serves nearly 8 million children nationwide, including 40,000… Read More »

More Arguments to Save Part D

Part D Medicare is a popular program used by many, but it is not immune to review as part of the Medicare overhaul process. The “fix” to part D may result in increased costs an less efficacy as the article below notes. In December, the Iowa Business Council’s quarterly survey of Iowa business leaders pointedly… Read More »