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Monthly Archives: January 2024

Important Final Rules Protect Access to Care

Already in 2024, the Biden-Harris administration has finalized two important rules that will protect access to care and lessen hurdles for millions of people with Medicare, Medicaid, and Qualified Health Plans through the Affordable Care Act’s federal marketplaces. The first final rule—the conscience rule—rescinds the most damaging aspects of a […]

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Medicare Rights Urges Congress: Same Service, Same Price

Yesterday, Medicare Rights joined nearly 30 national organizations representing Medicare beneficiaries, families, providers, employers, and advocates in urging Congress to address outdated Medicare policies that make routine services cost more based solely on where they are performed. These commonsense reforms would advance “site neutral” Medicare payments and improve billing transparency—paving […]

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Proposed Rule Would Improve Clarity and Transparency in Medicare Advantage, Boost Access to Care

Last week, the Medicare Rights Center submitted comments on a proposed rule that would increase awareness of and access to Medicare Advantage (MA) supplemental benefits, make the connections between Medicare and Medicaid stronger for those who are dually eligible for both programs, require evaluations of plan prior authorization patterns, and […]

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