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NAIFA Alert on Bill Cutting Medicare Advantage funding

Ask the President to Veto H.R. 6331 — Medicare Advantage Cuts On July 9, the Senate passed the Medicare bill (HR 6331) with Medicare Advantage cuts intact. The Senate invoked cloture (69-30), and then passed the bill by voice vote. The President is expected to veto the legislation. While this was a veto-proof¬†cloture vote, it…

10 Jul 08
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Senate Passes Medicare Bill (Senate Bill 3101 – House Bill 6331) with Veto-Proof Majority: What does this mean for Medicare Advantage (MA) and Private Fee for Service (PFFS) plans?

With the help of Senator Kennedy, the Senate passed the “Baucus version” of the Medicare Bill to cut funding for Medicare Advantage by $13.5 billion over 5 years in order to avert a pending 10.6% cut in Physician’s Medicare fees. President Bush has promised a veto which he may not deliver on given the House…

10 Jul 08
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State of Maryland to increase Continuing Education Requirements effective October 1st, 2009

Effective October 1, 2009, the State of Maryland will amend it’s Code (Ins. Section 10-116) to increase the total number of continuing eduction hours required of insurance producers each renewal period from 16 to 24.¬† Ethics training must constitute at least 3 hours of the continuing education training. Active agents with 25 years or more…

10 Jul 08
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