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Monthly Archives: November 2020

Medicare Rights NY: Issue 22

Medicare Rights Advocacy New resource provides information on Medicare coverage during the coronavirus public health emergency Medicare Rights and Health Care For All New York (HCFANY) have released a new flier related to Medicare’s coverage of services during the coronavirus public health emergency. The flier explains coverage requirements and costs for coronavirus […]

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2021 Part B Premiums Announced

Last week, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Part B premiums and deductible amounts for 2021. Medicare Part B covers physician services, outpatient services, some home health services, durable medical equipment (DME) and some other medical services.

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Litigation Around Public Charge Rule Continues

A court case that may invalidate controversial changes to immigration rules has had two developments this week. The case, which challenges changes that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) made to the “public charge rule,” is one of several that have been brought asking courts to review the policy.

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In Memoriam: Gerry Goodrich (1945-2020)

The Medicare Rights Center mourns the passing of Gerry Goodrich, our distinguished Board Member, who served on the Board from 2015 -2020. His lifetime commitment to excellence in health care and dedication to Medicare Rights have helped increase access to affordable health care for older adults, people with disabilities, and their communities. Gerry Goodrich […]

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