Neal Opens Dialogue On Adding LTSS Benefits To Medigap Plans

By Michelle M. Stein / June 11, 2019 at 4:59 PM
House Ways & Means Chair Richard Neal (D-MA) is asking for feedback from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners on the possibility of having Medigap plans cover long-term support services for Medicare beneficiaries. As Neal opens the door for discussion on the hefty issue, some caution that an open-ended benefit could be very expensive. “America’s health care system falls short in the types of long-term services and supports (LTSS) it offers older Americans and individuals with disabilities,” Neal says in...

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