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Monthly Archives: March 2023

New Campaign Urges Commonsense Medicare Advantage Reforms

The Action Network Initiative (ANI), a non-partisan advocacy network that supports the mission of Arnold Ventures (AV) to maximize opportunity and minimize injustice through evidence-based policy reform, recently launched a campaign highlighting needed Medicare Advantage (MA) modernizations. This effort comes on the heels of CMS’s proposed 2024 MA payment updates. […]

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The Affordable Care Act Turns 13!

Today marks the thirteenth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The landmark health law introduced significant access and affordability reforms, including new insurance Marketplaces for individuals and critical Medicare and Medicaid modernizations. These policies have improved care and lowered costs for millions of Americans. In recognition of the anniversary, […]

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Medicare Rights NY: Issue 30

Medicare Rights Advocacy Governor Hochul releases New York State budget Governor Hochul recently released the 2024 NYS Executive Budget. Medicare Rights is pleased to report that the Managed Care Consumer Assistance Program (MCCAP) and the Community Health Advocates (CHA) program received level funding. Medicare Rights also supports proposals to increase funding […]

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Biden Administration Tackles Prior Authorization Again

This week, Medicare Rights submitted comments on a proposed rule that would give Medicare Advantage (MA) enrollees and potential enrollees more information about plans’ prior authorization practices and processes. This proposed rule comes at an important time as MA plans face greater scrutiny of their use of prior authorization and […]

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