Anna Szilagyi

Outreach & Program Development Coordinator

Resolving Complex Medicare Problems

Helpline counselors answer thousands of questions each year on Medicare Rights’ free national helpline, and some Medicare questions require more

Donor Spotlight: Nancy Rice, Monthly Donor

As a certified elder law attorney, Nancy Rice’s work often intersects with the Medicare Rights Center’s mission of helping people with Medicare understand their rights and benefits. Her practice, Rice & Quattrone, PC, specifically focuses on elder law, estate planning and administration, and guardianships.

National Education on Medicare and Coronavirus

Medicare Rights’ education staff has been hard at work monitoring coronavirus-related Medicare changes and translating them into free online resources to keep people with Medicare, caregivers, and professionals up to date on new Medicare rules and regulations.

Counseling During the Pandemic

Every day since the start of the coronavirus public health emergency, the Medicare Rights Center’s helpline counselors have been answering questions and resolving issues for older adults, people with disabilities, and their families across the country.

Q & A with Medicare Rights Board Member Elizabeth Fowler, Ph.D., J.D.

Elizabeth Fowler is the executive vice president for programs at the Commonwealth Fund, a nonprofit private foundation supporting independent health policy research. Fowler recently returned to the Medicare Rights Center’s Board of Directors, having first served from 2006 to 2008. She has nearly 25 years of experience in health policy and health services research.

More Consumers Reached Through New Email Channel

The Medicare Rights Center launched a consumer email channel this fall to provide a new way for New Yorkers and their families to get Medicare answers, with support from the New York State Health Foundation. By expanding individualized counseling to include an email channel in addition to the national helpline, Medicare Rights aims to empower a greater number of older adults, people with disabilities, and their families and caregivers to navigate Medicare.