Medicaid/Medicare

Patient and Beneficiary Groups in MAPRx Coalition Urge Supercommittee to Protect Medicare Part D

September 29, 2011

Those with Most at Risk Call on Leaders to Resist Proposals That Would Erode Protections That Ensure Access to Broad Prescription Drug Formularies

2012 Medicare Prescription Drug Annual Open Enrollment: Questions & Answers

Open enrollment for the Medicare Part D drug program begins  and closes earlier this year - October 15th  and December 7th.  In order to help you and your clients during this process, The AIDS Institute thought you would be interested in this document that contains a number of Q&A’s about the process.  It was prepared by MAPRx, an organization dedicated to assisting patient groups with the Me

TAI Signs Onto MAPRx Deficit Committee Letter & Action Requested

September 21, 2011

We urge the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, or “supercommittee,” to protect the Part D program as you examine ways to reduce federal spending.

Fight Back Medicare Co Insurance Sign On Letter

Please see PDF Sign On Letter attached, below:

Possible Medicaid Cuts Could Inhibit Battle Against AIDS

June 28, 2011

Federal spending on AIDS prevention and treatment has not specifically been targeted as part of deficit reduction efforts, but advocates warn that if Medicaid is cut as part of any agreement, progress in battling the epidemic would be undermined.

Administration: Providers, beneficiaries can't challenge Medicaid cuts

Administration: Providers, beneficiaries can't challenge Medicaid cuts

Inside Health Policy

Posted: May 31, 2011

The Obama administration, in a brief filed with the Supreme Court, says Medicaid providers and beneficiaries do not have the legal authority to challenge cuts to Medicaid payment rates set by states, even if they assert the rates violate the federal Medicaid statute by compromising beneficiary access.

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The AIDS Institute Sponsors Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Information

November 15, 2010

The Annual Open Enrollment for Medicare prescription drug coverage (Part D) is November 15, 2010 –
December 31, 2010. This is the one time each year that all people with Medicare can join or
change their Medicare drug plan.

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