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|CMS Fact Sheet: Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan Marketing (August 2011)|
|Publish On 2011-11-11 , 6:10 AM|
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS or Medicare) has provided the following table of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plan marketing Do's and Don'ts to help guide agents and Medicare plan consumers.
PROHIBITED AGENT/BROKER BEHAVIOR
|Updated CMS Guidance for Insurance Company Mailings|
|Publish On 2009-10-23 , 12:26 PM|
In our October 2010 Newsletter, we noted that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) had issued new guidance for insurance companies regarding mailings sent to members of their Medicare plans (click here if you wish to read the earlier CMS press release).CMS has updated this guidance w ...
|CMS Memorandum: Allowable Use of Medicare Beneficiary Information Obtained from CMS|
|Publish On 2009-10-16 , 4:41 PM|
MEMORANDUMDATE: October 16, 2009TO: All Medicare Advantage Organizations, Part D Sponsors, 1876 and 1833 Cost Contractors, PACE and Medicare Advantage DemonstrationsFROM: Teresa DeCaro, RN, M.S, Acting DirectorMedicare Drug and Health Plan Contract Administration GroupSUBJECT: Allowable Use of Medic ...
|CMS Press Release: MEDICARE ISSUES NEW GUIDANCE TO INSURANCE COMPANIES ON MEDICARE MAILINGS|
|Publish On 2009-09-22 , 12:21 PM|
Guidance Comes After Humana Distributed Potentially Misleading MaterialsMedicare today called on Medicare-contracted health insurance and prescription drug plans to suspend potentially misleading mailings to beneficiaries about health care and insurance reform. The Centers for Medicare & Medicai ...
|Warning: Scam Targets Insurance Agents and Brokers|
|Publish On 2009-07-24 , 12:39 PM|
Several state Insurance Commissions are warning insurance agents and brokers of a new scam directed at collecting agent's personal and credit card information for non-existent penalty payments.Individuals claiming to represent a state Insurance Department are contacting insurance agents claiming tha ...
|CMS Press Release: CMS Issues Agent Compensation Requirements For Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Programs|
|Publish On 2008-11-11 , 7:54 AM|
For Immediate Release: Monday, November 10, 2008Contact: CMS Office of Public Affairs &nbs ...
|CMS Fact Sheet: CMS ISSUES INTERIM FINAL RULE: CHANGES TO THE MEDICARE ADVANTAGE AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFIT PROGRAMS (CMS 4138-IFC) |
|Publish On 2008-09-15 , 6:28 PM|
For Immediate Release: Monday, September 15, 2008Contact: CMS Office of Public Affairs 202-690-6145CMS ISSUES INTERIM FINAL RULE: CHANGES TO THE MEDICARE ADVANTAGE AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFIT PROGRAMS (CMS 4138-IFC)
The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Pro ...
|CMS Fact Sheet: MEDICARE PROGRAM; MEDICARE ADVANTAGE AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFIT PROGRAMS: FINAL MARKETING PROVISIONS (CMS 4131-F) |
|Publish On 2008-09-15 , 6:04 PM|
For Immediate Release: Monday, September 15, 2008Contact: CMS Office of Public Affairs 202-690-6145
MEDICARE PROGRAM; MEDICARE ADVANTAGE AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFIT PROGRAMS: FINAL MARKETING PROVISIONS (CMS 4131-F)
This final rule was announced on September 1 ...
|Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (Public Law No: 110-275) Section 103 - Marketing Prohibitions|
|Publish On 2008-08-14 , 1:34 PM|
SEC. 103. Prohibitions and limitations on certain sales and marketing activities under Medicare Advantage plans and prescription drug plans.
(1) Medicare advantage program.—
(A) In general.—Section 1851 of the Social Security Act ...
|Arkansas Insurance Department Directive 1-2006 (UNLAWFUL SALES PRACTICES PERTAINING TO MEDICARE PART D, PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFITS, MEDICARE ADVANTAGE, AND TO MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT CONTRACTS)|
|Publish On 2007-11-30 , 10:02 AM|
Arkansas Insurance Department
DIRECTIVE: 1-2006TO: ALL PRODUCERS AND INSURERS MARKETING MEDICARE ADVANTAGE, MEDICARE PART D, MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT, AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIESFROM: ARKANSAS INSURANCE DEPARTMENTSUBJECT: UNLAWFUL SALES PRACTICES PERTAINING TO MEDICARE PART D, PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFIT ...