Requirements Set For Grant Program To Inform Seniors About New Health Law ProvisionsModern Healthcare: CMS Sets New Requirements Regarding SHIP Grants
The CMS has announced new requirements for state health insurance assistance program, or SHIP, grants to help make Medicare beneficiaries aware about certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. These provisions relate to topics such as new Medicare prevention and wellness benefits, anti-fraud initiatives - and how beneficiaries can help with detection and reporting-and annual election period changes for 2011 (Zigmond, 12/17). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.