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      Senate Committee on Finance
    IntroducedSeptember 15th, 2009

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Title

Equal Access to Medicare Options Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill to provide all Medicare beneficiaries with the right to guaranteed issue of a Medicare supplemental policy.

Summary

Equal Access to Medicare Options Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide all Medicare beneficiaries, regardless of whether they have enrolled in Medicare part B, as well as Medicare Advantage and Medicaid enrollees with the right to guaranteed issue of a supplemental insurance (Medigap) policy. Amends part C (Medicare+Choice) of SSA title XVIII to permit enrollment of individuals with end stage renal disease (ESRD) in Medicare Advantage.

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