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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Structuring informed beneficiary choice (D)

Structuring informed beneficiary choice (D)

June 1, 1999

The Secretary should define and regularly update appropriate standard terms for describing Medicare coverage options. HCFA should use these terms in its informational materials, require their use by Medicare+Choice organizations, and encourage their use by medigap policy carriers and others who provide beneficiary information.

Topics: Part C (Medicare Advantage) and Quality.