No provision. Full retirement age for people born in 1938 is age 65 and 2 months. The full retirement age increases gradually until it reaches age 67 for people born in 1960 or later. Survivors benefits
No provision. Conference Agreement The New Section 1860D-24 of the conference agreement requires the Secretary to apply the coordination requirements established under the New Section 1860D-23 for state pharmaceutical assistance programs, to other prescription plans including Medicaid (including a plan operating under an 1115 waiver), group health plans, federal employees health benefits plan, military coverage (including TRICARE), and other coverage specified by the Secretary. The coordination requirements include coordination of procedures to establish third-party reimbursement of out-of-pocket costs. The provision does not change the application of these procedures. The Secretary may impose user fees for the transmittal of information necessary for benefit coordination. Medicare Prescription Drug Discount Card and Transitional Assistance Program (New Section 1860D-31 of Conference agreement; Section 105 of House bill; Section 111 of Senate Bill).
No provision. Conference Agreement The conference agreement includes additional provisions relating to the implementation of the Medicare prescription drug discount card and transitional assistance program. It excludes program costs from the calculation of the Part B premium. It applies Medicaid confidentiality provisions to drug pricing data reported by manufacturers under the program. The conference agreement includes additional administrative provisions. It specifies that the following sections of law would not apply to the card program: New Section 1871(a)(3) of the Social Security Act relating to time line for publication of final rules; Chapter 35 of Title 44 of the U.S. Code relating to coordination of federal information policy; Section 553(d) of Title 5 of the U.S. Code requiring at least 30 days between issuance and effective date of a substantive rule; and Section 801(a)(3)(A) of title 5 of the U.S. Code providing 60 days for congressional review of a major rule. The contracting authority extended to the Secretary under Medicare+Choice also applies to the Secretary with respect to the discount card program. There could be no judicial review of a determination not to endorse or enter into a contract with a card sponsor. Further, an order to enjoin any provision of the new section 1807 would not affect any other provision of the section and all provisions are to be treated as severable. The Secretary of the Treasury, upon written request from the Secretary of HHS, is required to disclose to officers and employees of HHS certain information with respect to a taxpayer for the most recent taxable year for which information is available in the Internal Revenue Service’s taxpayer data information system, or if no return was filed for that year, the year before that. Required information would consist of whether the adjusted gross income (as modified by HHS regulations) of the taxpayer, and if applicable the taxpayer’s spouse, exceeds amounts that are 100 percent and 135 percent of the official poverty line. Such information may only be used to determine eligibility for the transitional low income assistance program. State Pharmaceutical Assistance Transition Commission (Section 106 of Conference agreement; Section 107 of House bill).
No provision. Senate Xxxx
No provision. Conference agreement The conference agreement expands the work of quality improvement organizations (QIOs) to include Part C and Part D. It is required to offer providers, practitioners, MA organizations, and PDP sponsors quality improvement assistance pertaining to prescription drug therapy. The secretary is to request the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a study of the QIO program including an evaluation of the program and the extent to which other entities could perform similar quality improvement functions as well as or better than QI0s. The Secretary will report to Congress on such study by June 1, 2006. If the Secretary finds, based on the study, that other entities could improve quality as well as or better than QI0s, the Secretary shall provide increased competition through such entities. Conflict of Interest Study (Section 110 of Conference agreement). Present Law No provision. House Bill No provision. Senate Bill
No provision. Senate Bill During calendar year 2004, the actuarial value of the drug benefit of any Member of Congress enrolled in a FEHBP plan could not exceed the actuarial value of any prescription drug benefit under Title XVIII of the Social Security Act passed by the first session of the 108th Congress and enacted into law. The Office of Personnel Management would promulgate necessary regulations. Conference Agreement No provision.
No provision. Full retirement age for people born in 1942 is age 65 and 6 months. The full retirement age increases gradually until it reaches age 67 for people born in 1962 or later. **Sweden has a new pension system. People born in 1938 or later receive at least part of their benefits under this new system. People born in 1937 or earlier receive benefits only under the old system. The table shows the eligibility requirements for benefits only under the old system. Survivors benefits
No provision. For U.S. Social Security benefits, full retirement age for people born 1943-1954 is age 66. The full retirement age increases gradually until it reaches age 67 for people born in 1960 or later. How each country pays benefits If you have social security credits in both the United States and Hungary, you may be eligible for benefits from one or both countries. If you meet all the basic requirements under one country’s system, you will get a regular benefit from that country. If you do not meet the basic requirements, here is how the agreement may help you qualify for a benefit: • Benefits from the United States—If you don’t have enough U.S. work credits to qualify for regular benefits, you may be able to qualify for a partial benefit from the United States with both U.S. and Hungarian credits. However, for us to count your Hungarian credits, you must have at least six credits (generally one-and-one half years of work) under the U.S. system. If you already have enough credits under the U.S. system to qualify for a benefit, the United States cannot count your Hungarian credits.