Medicare Savings Programs (MSPs) should be fully funded to ensure that all eligible individuals have financial access to benefits.
Federal and state governments should work together to identify strategies to maximize enrollment in MSPs.
Congress should eliminate the asset test for MSPs or make it less restrictive.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Social Security Administration, and other federal agencies with jurisdiction over programs for older
Federal and state governments should actively enforce the protections against the balance billing of Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries by providers.
Waiving certain provisions of the Medicare and Medicaid statutes are appropriate and even desirable under some circumstances.