H.R.1580 - Medicare Beneficiary Preservation of Choice Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gonzalez, Charles A. [D-TX-20] (Introduced 04/15/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||04/25/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.R.1580 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/15/2011)
Medicare Beneficiary Preservation of Choice Act of 2011 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act, as amended by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, to repeal the allowance for disenrollment, between January 1 and March 15 of each year, only from an MedicareAdvantage plan to elect enrollment in the original Medicare fee-for-service program.
Restores the option under previous law to elect to change from a MedicareAdvantage to the original Medicare fee-for-service plan, or from the original Medicare fee-for-service to a MedicareAdvantage plan, once a year during the first three months.