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S.F. No. 1680 - Medicare Supplement Insurance (MACRA Conformity)
 
Author: Senator Paul J. Utke
 
Prepared By: Christopher B. Stang, Senate Counsel (651/296-0539)
 
Date: March 4, 2019



 

This bill is intended to conform Medicare Supplement Insurance statutes to changes made by the federal Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).

Section 1 establishes a definition of “newly eligible individual”.

Sections 2-12 carry through the requirement that the Medicare Part B deductible will no longer be covered for those becoming newly eligible for Medicare as of Jan 1, 2020.

Section 13 makes the act immediately effective, and the coverage requirements apply to Medicare supplement policies issued after Jan 1, 2020 to a newly eligible individual.

 

 
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