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Medicare Part D Disclosure to CMS: March 1, 2017 Deadline Reminder

Each year, applicable employers are required to complete an online disclosure with CMS and report whether their health plan’s prescription drug coverage is Medicare Part D creditable or non-creditable. Plan sponsors are required to report 60 days after the start of the plan year. Thus, if you renewed January 1, 2017, this year’s deadline is [...]

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Medicare Part D Notices Are Due by October 14, 2016

In preparation for the Medicare fall open enrollment period, employers that sponsor group health plans that include prescription drug coverage are required to notify all Medicare-eligible individuals whether such coverage is creditable. This year, plan sponsors must provide the annual disclosure notice to Medicare-eligible individuals by October 14, 2016. The creditable coverage disclosure notice must [...]

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Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Notices Due Prior to October 15th

Does your organization sponsor a group health plan that includes prescription drug coverage? If so, please take note of the upcoming compliance deadline regarding Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Notices. This written disclosure notice must be provided annually prior to October 15th (as well as various other times as required under the law) to the [...]

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Medicare Part D Disclosures due by March 1, 2015 for Calendar Year Plans

As part of the Medicare Part D program, group health plan sponsors are required to complete an online disclosure form with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) indicating whether the plan’s prescription drug coverage is creditable or non-creditable. Plan sponsors must complete the online disclosure within 60 days after the beginning of the [...]

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Annual Medicare Part D Notification Reminder: Send by October 15, 2014

Under the Medicare Part D program, employers who offer prescription drug coverage are required to provide an annual notice. It must be sent to those Medicare Part D eligible individuals who are covered by, or who apply for, prescription drug coverage under the group health plan. In addition, plan sponsors are required to provide notices [...]

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