“Federal Court Blocks Medicare Agent Pay Cap Regulations”


Federal Court Blocks Medicare Agent Pay Cap Regulations,” by Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor

“A federal judge in Texas has blocked the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services from enforcing its new pay rules for Medicare agents. If the stay survives court challenges, it will apply to all Medicare agents throughout the U.S.”

LTC Comment, Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform:

HHS and CMS want to micromanage everything. Consumers’ preferences are lost for lack of free-market  signals to enable them. I wonder if this latest development comes from the Texas court’s taking heart from the Supreme Court’s reversing Chevron deference. Maybe CMS’s wings are clipped.