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Medicare Snapshot: Stories from the Helpline

Part D Enrollment: Penalty Pitfalls

Since 2006, people with Medicare have benefited from access to coverage for prescription medications by enrolling in private insurance plans through Medicare Part D. People […]

October 11th, 2016|Categories: Medicare Snapshots|

Part B Drug Payment ModelPart B Drug Payment Model Testimony

Medicare Rights Center President Joe Baker testimony in support of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposal to test new ways to pay for prescription drugs covered under […]

May 17th, 2016|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments on the Proposed Part B Drug Payment Model

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments on the Part B Drug Payment Model. The following comments are informed by our experience working with Medicare beneficiaries […]

May 9th, 2016|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments in Response to Senate Finance Committee Chronic Care Working Group Proposals

Dear Chairman Hatch, Ranking Member Wyden, Senator Isakson, and Senator Warner:

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights), I am writing to comment on the policy options document created […]

January 28th, 2016|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

2014 Medicare Trends and Recommendations

Medicare Trends
and Recommendations:

An Analysis of 2014 Call Data from the Medicare Rights Center’s National Helpline

In 2014, the Medicare Rights Center’s (Medicare Rights) staff and […]

January 13th, 2016|Categories: Coverage and Appeals|Tags: |

Comments on the proposed Revisions to Requirements for Discharge Planning

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments on the proposed Revisions to Requirements for Discharge Planning for Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, and Home Health Agencies (NPRM).

These […]

January 5th, 2016|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments on Medicare-Medicaid Plan Quality Ratings Strategy

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments on the interim Medicare-Medicaid Plan Quality Rating Strategy.

Each year, Medicare Rights provides services and resources to over two million […]

December 21st, 2015|Categories: Medicare Transitions|Tags: |

Sign-on Letter for Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2017

The undersigned organizations share a commitment to advancing the health and economic security of individuals and families with Marketplace coverage and with Medicare. We are writing to respond to the […]

December 21st, 2015|Categories: Medicare Transitions|Tags: |

Comments on Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2017

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments on the proposed Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2017.

These comments are informed by our experience working with Medicare […]

December 21st, 2015|Categories: Medicare Transitions|Tags: |

Comments on Alternative Payment Model (APM) Framework, Draft White Paper

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments on the “Alternative Payment Model (APM) Framework, Draft White Paper” developed by the Alternative Payment Model Framework and Progress […]

December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|