Beginning in 2020, Medicare made several changes to coverage of certain services, benefits, and prescriptions. These included:
- Allowing Medicare Advantage plans to cover additional non-health related supplemental benefits for plan members with chronic illnesses
- Enabling Part D plans to utilize indication-based formularies, which means they can limit coverage of medication to specific conditions/diseases
- Expanding Part B benefits to cover services at opioid treatment programs
NCOA’s Center for Benefits Access has partnered with the Medicare Rights Center to develop one-page, consumer friendly fact sheets that explain these changes and how they affect Medicare coverage.
Download them here or in our Resource Library:
- Medicare Advantage coverage of supplemental benefits
- Medicare Part D indication-based formularies
- Medicare coverage of opioid treatment programs
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