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Comments On a CMS Proposal to Allow Year-Round Marketplace Enrollment for Low-Income People
Schaeffer Initiative expert Matthew Fiedler provided comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on proposed rule that would permit people with incomes below 150% of the federal poverty level (FPL) to enroll in coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplaces established by the Affordable Care Act at any time during the year, rather than solely during the annual open enrollment period.
Comments on the Development of a Public Health Insurance Option
Schaeffer Initiative experts Matthew Fiedler and Loren Adler provided comments in response to a request for information on the design of a public health insurance option from the chairs of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.
Comparison of Spending on Common Generic Drugs by Medicare vs Costco Members
A new Schaeffer Center study comparing Medicare Part D prescription drug prices with those paid by Costco members finds that the federal government overpaid on roughly half of the most common generic medicines in 2018.
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