Making the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) Work: How States Can Help People with Medicare
The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) makes Medicare more affordable for low-income seniors and people with disabilities. It does this by improving financial assistance programs, including Medicare Savings Programs and the Part D Low-Income Subsidy.
Find out more about how this legislation helps low-income Medicare beneficiaries by:
- increasing asset limits for Medicare Savings Programs
- eliminating estate recovery practices for Medicare Savings Programs
- streamlining the application process
State advocates can also use this piece to learn how to play a role in ensuring successful implementation of these new policies.