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Feds To Waive Penalties For Some Who Signed Up Late For Medicare Due to being in a ACA Plan

 

Each year, thousands of Americans miss their deadline to enroll in Medicare, and federal officials and consumer advocates worry that many of them mistakenly think they don’t need to sign up because they have purchased insurance on the health law’s marketplaces. That decision can leave them facing a lifetime of enrollment penalties.

Now Medicare has temporarily changed its rules to offer a reprieve from penalties for people who kept Affordable Care Act policies after becoming eligible for Medicare.

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“Kaiser Health News”

“A national health policy news service that is part of the nonpartisan Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.”