On March 31, 2016, CMS announced they will begin using the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) 2011 Life Tables. In 2011, the overall expectation of life at birth was 78.7 years—unchanged from 2010.
Latest Medicare Set Aside News
Recently Medicare offered two key announcements which will improve efficiencies and eliminate confusion in the system. On February 16th Medicare announced the Core Quality Measures Collaborative, and on February 9th they announced plans to improve response times through the Commercial Repayment Center.
Each year the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) publishes their updated Official U.S. Government Medicare handbook with important information for administrators and consumers to know. Also, Social Security has recently their statistical snapshot for December 2015.