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May 29, 2020 | The Friday Five

May 29, 2020



The Friday Five for May 29, 2020:

  • CMS Releases Final Rule for Medicare Advantage & Part D 2021
  • Telehealth on the rise with consumers
  • CMS Announces Part D Senior Savings Model featuring affordable insulin
  • Apple and Google Contact Tracing API
  • Kaiser Permanente releases Covid-19 Playbook


Mentioned in this episode:


Apple and Google release marks ‘watershed moment’ for contact-tracing apps

Be Prepared to Discuss Medicare Telehealth Coverage This AEP

CMS finalizes plan to allow Medicare Advantage plans to expand telehealth benefits

CMS Final Rule – Medicare Program; Contract Year 2021 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage Program, Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Program, and Medicare Cost Plan Program

ChatableApps – Chatable Universal Hearing Aid

ChatableApps launches its hearing assistance app

Contract Year 2021 Medicare Advantage and Part D Final Rule (CMS-4190-F1) Fact Sheet

Coronavirus: First Google/Apple-based contact-tracing app launched

Kaiser Permanente COVID-19 Return to Work Playbook

Most Medicare enrollees could get insulin for $35 a month

President Trump Announces Lower Out of Pocket Insulin Costs for Medicare’s Seniors

Three states will use Apple-Google contact tracing technology for virus tracking apps

Trump Administration Announces Changes to Medicare Advantage and Part D to Provide Better Coverage and Increase Access for Medicare Beneficiaries

Survey: 72% of consumers have changed healthcare use since COVID-19 pandemic


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