Topic: Premium assistance
The number of people enrolled in Medicare Part D has doubled since 2006 and now totals 45 million people, a new study shows.
ACA subsidies and tax credits can help keep monthly premiums affordable, but they're often not accessible for middle-income enrollees.
Seema Verma announced four new ways states can control premium growth and more in a speech to conservative lawmakers Thursday.
The agency wants to prevent Medicare beneficiaries from accidentally enrolling in exchange plans and separate premium payments for abortions.
A new OIG report says CMS paid out over $400 million in improper premium assistance payments in just one year.