S.3271 - Equal Access to Medicare Options Act of 2012112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kerry, John F. [D-MA] (Introduced 06/07/2012)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||06/07/2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3271 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/07/2012)
Equal Access to Medicare Options Act of 2012 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide all Medicare beneficiaries, regardless of whether they have enrolled in Medicare part B, as well as Medicare Advantage and Medicaid enrollees with the right to guaranteed issue of a supplemental insurance (Medigap) policy.
Amends part C (Medicare+Choice) of SSA title XVIII to permit enrollment of individuals with end stage renal disease (ESRD) in Medicare Advantage.