Released each time a rule or law may affect your plan, Update provides quick, simple summaries of the change and what you need to do stay on top.
November 9, 2018
"2018 Premiums, Deductible and Coinsurance for Medicare Parts A and B"
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released the 2019 Medicare Part A and Part B premiums, deductibles and coinsurance paid by beneficiaries.
These amounts take effect on January 1, 2019.
November 8, 2018
"New Laws Prohibit Restrictions on Pharmacists Discussing Drug Costs with Patients"
This Update covers the two new bills that ban pharmacist “gag clauses,” which prohibit pharmacists from telling patients the price of drugs purchased without health insurance.
Plan sponsors will need to take steps to ensure that their pharmacy benefit managers are in compliance with these new laws.
November 7, 2018