From the Desk of FILCO Senior Care Specialist Michael Friedman

August 29th, 2018
From the Desk of FILCO Senior Care Specialist Michael Friedman

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There are some subtle changes that could affect Medicare Part B enrollees. Be in the know for these changes going into effect beginning January 1st, 2019.

Although end of summer is upon us, Medicare enrollment is just around the corner and there are new changes that are going to affect the Senior insurance market. For example, Medicare Advantage plans can now use Step therapy for Part B medications. What is Step therapy? This is a method requiring patients to try less costly medications before moving to costly or medications prescribed by the physician. Traditionally Part B medications are administered intravenously by a doctor in an office setting. If you are selling Medicare, you need to know how this change will impact your 65+ clients!

Click here for more details on the Medicare Part B Policy changes.