CMS Revives Standardized Plans and Federal Network Adequacy Review | Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Andara Puchino

Restore standardized benefit plans on the federally facilitated Marketplaces eliminated during the Trump Administration and require issuers offering a nonstandardized product to also offer a standardized option. These plans are intended to reduce consumer confusion and allow apples-to-apples comparison of plan options. The standardized plans have only copays (instead of […]

Medicare and Mental Health – Plans, Services, Helplines

Andara Puchino

Medicare enrollees face an increased risk of having mental health concerns. Fortunately, Medicare covers counseling, which can help make support more accessible for you. Mental health programs and services are designed to help diagnose and treat mental health needs. As a beneficiary, you can take advantage of depression screenings, counseling […]