Why Medigap sellers’ ears are burning | LifeHealthPro

How Washington handles Medicare changes could be relevant to the major medical community, because many of the features of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) exchange system are based partly on the government’s experience with the Medicare Advantage and Medigap markets.

The outcome could also be relevant to the long-term care (LTC) planning, because of Medicare’s role in paying for home care, and because of possible interactions of Medicare program changes with proposals to have traditional Medicare or Medigap policies pay for nursing home care.

To learn more about what SGR hearing witnesses were saying today about Medigap, read on.

via Why Medigap sellers’ ears are burning | LifeHealthPro.

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