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Inside CMS - 06/06/2019

After premiums not deducted from Social Security checks,

CMS Tells Beneficiaries To Work Out Unpaid Premiums With Plans

May 29, 2019
CMS says the systems issue that caused Medicare Advantage and Part D premiums not to be automatically deducted from beneficiaries’ Social Security payments has been fixed and beneficiaries should be provided a grace period to repay those missed premiums, but one beneficiary advocate has been told that some individuals have already lost coverage because of missing payments and the agency needs to make sure beneficiaries are held harmless. In a notice to beneficiaries posted on Medicare.gov, CMS says that because...


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