The New York Times Features CMA’s Judith Stein in Its Coverage of Looming Medicare Enrollment Period

October 1, 2010 at 7:53 pm Leave a comment

Judith Stein, right, executive director of the Center for Medicare Advocacy, with Jocelyne Watrous, a beneficiary consultant. Many private insurers this year are consolidating their Medicare offerings and discontinuing some plans.

From The New York Times:

Medicare enrollment season is approaching, and many experts say they believe it promises to be a turbulent one — “a perfect storm,” said Paul Gada of Allsup, a provider of Medicare plan selection services.

Why? In some areas, there will be dozens, even hundreds, of coverage options. The choices must be reviewed not just by current enrollees and a crush of baby boomers newly eligible for the government-run insurance program, but also by millions of people helping older beneficiaries.

All of them must navigate a system that is changing rapidly, in part because of requirements imposed by the new health care law. “It’s a complicated year for Medicare beneficiaries,” said Judith Stein, executive director of the Center for Medicare Advocacy, a nonprofit group that helps Medicare beneficiaries.

To help simplify the process, you’ll first need a quick rundown of exactly what Medicare entails.

Read the full article, here.

Entry filed under: Judith Stein, Medicare. Tags: , , .

Health Care Reform: Standing Up To Insurance Companies and Standing Up For People Pants on Fire!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


Health Policy Expertise

We provide effective, innovative opportunities to impact federal Medicare and health care policies and legislation in order to advance fair access to Medicare and quality health care.

Judith A. Stein, Executive Director

Contact us by email
for a free consultation,
Or call at (202) 293-5760.
Se habla español
October 2010
M T W T F S S
« Sep   Nov »
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

Feeds


%d bloggers like this: