Michigan Medigap Subsidy Ending in 2023

In 2016, the Michigan Health Endowment Fund (MHEF) began offering a subsidy for Medigap plans as part of changes to Michigan’s rules regarding Medigap. The Michigan Medigap Subsidy has limited funding and is scheduled to end in early 2023. There are approximately 21,000 people enrolled in the Michigan Medigap Subsidy, which subsidized Medigap plans $35-$110 per month, depending on age …

New Medicare Marketing Rules

As Open Enrollment approaches, we will be seeing more advertisements for Medicare health and drug plans, but those advertisements will look different thanks to new Medicare marketing rules. These rules limit the endorsements from celebrities and require clarification on benefits only offered in certain areas. These rules go into effect in response to a 165% increase in complaints following last …

MMAP and Social Security Administration Webinars

The Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) and the Social Security Administration are partnering on a monthly webinar series. Each month the Social Security Administration will present on a different topic. These events are free and open to the public. Whether you are a new recipient, caregiver, or professional organization, there promises to be something for everyone. Webinar Schedule and Topics …

Long Term Care Insurance

LONG TERM CARE INSURANCE Among life’s encounters, few are as burdensome as long term care. Formost families, the questions are overwhelming: where can we find reliableinformation about long term care choices; what is the quality of providers;and, how do we pay the huge costs? Long term care costs are high and rising. In 2005, the annual cost for a semi-private …

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Medicare Quiz

www.kff.org/quiz/medicare-quiz Take this quiz to find out how much you know about Medicare, the people it serves, the benefits it covers, and its financial status.