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Ascension Complete 2021 New Member Transition

Ascension Complete thanks you again for your support, and congratulate you on a successful AEP! Right now new Ascension Complete members are receiving their New Member Welcome Kits. We think this New Member Kit, along with your hard work getting new members to finish an HRA, will help members transition ... Read More

Updated Natural Disaster SEP in New York

FEMA has updated the list of disaster-impacted areas, where your clients may be entitled to Special Election Periods. The FEMA Special Election Period is available for the following counties in NY: Nassau, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, and Westchester. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provides for a ... Read More

Disaster SEP for some Alabama counties

Due to Hurricane Sally, additional counties have been added to the FEMA notification for the state of Alabama. A FEMA notification was originally released on October 2, 2020. Alabama counties covered by this SEP include: Baldwin Barbour Butler Clarke Coffee Conecuh Covington Crenshaw Escambia Geneva Houston Mobile Pike   This ... Read More

Special Election Periods for Disaster Declarations

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provides for a Special Election Period (SEP) for beneficiaries impacted by a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Emergency or Major Disaster Declaration. This SEP is for Medicare beneficiaries who were prevented from submitting a Medicare Advantage (MA/MAPD) or Prescription Drug (PDP) plan ... Read More

2020 Medicare Amounts Reference Guide

On November 8, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2020 premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts for the Medicare Part A and Part B programs. While it was predicted that there would be little difference for 2020, everything was raised by about 7%. According to CMS, ... Read More