CMS should continue making public the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey data on access, health care utilization, and other relevant information.
Medicare should provide more adequate reimbursement for mental health and substance abuse services.
With respect to their formularies and preferred drug lists, plans should:
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) should prohibit routine or blanket use of advance beneficiary notices (ABNs) by providers.
Federal and state governments should maintain the entitlement nature of Medicaid funding so all who qualify will be covered.
Congress should evaluate the federal Medicaid funding formula to determine if it distributes federal funds equitably among states, consistent with Title XI