The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released a Frequently Ask Questions documents discussing health insurance subsidies when a person is incarcerated in jail or prison. This includes such situations of a person being arrested but not yet convicted of a crime and those on probation and parole.
If you are enrolled in Medicare, you do not need to do anything with Covered California. If you have Medicare you are covered. No matter how you receive your Medicare benefits, whether through Original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage Plan, you will have the same benefits and security you have now. You will receive new benefits, such as more preventive services and increased savings on brand-name drugs.
We want to share with you that your clients who currently receive the Advanced Premium Tax Credit (APTC) are in jeopardy of losing it IF they do not act by the end of August 2015 to remedy their risk. The IRS has determined that 57% of all who are receiving the APTC have either NOT filed their taxes OR NOT filed the right tax form.