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Comments: Part D Rebate Safe Harbor

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the on the proposed changes to the Safe Harbor Protection for Rebates Involving Prescription Pharmaceuticals and other proposals […]

April 8th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: 2020 Final Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines

We continue to be disappointed that these guidelines do not offer sufficient guidance for how Medicare Advantage (MA) should market plans with new supplemental benefits. Guidance on these supplemental benefits […]

April 4th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

2017 Medicare Trends and Recommendations:

In 2017, Medicare Rights staff and volunteers addressed more than 15,000 questions and issues through the organization’s national helpline. In addition, over 2.8 million questions were answered for people with Medicare, their caregivers, and professionals serving them through Medicare Interactive, Medicare Rights’ free and independent online reference tool thoughtfully designed to help older adults and people with disabilities navigate the complex world of health insurance. This report will feature select helpline trends and highlight the most commonly searched for Medicare Interactive answers, providing a glimpse into the information and coverage needs of Medicare beneficiaries and their families.

Comments: 2020 Call Letter

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments in response to the Advance Notice of Methodological Changes for Calendar Year (CY) 2020 for Medicare Advantage (MA) Capitation […]

March 7th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

LCAO Letter to Senate HELP Committee

The Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) is a coalition of 69 national nonprofit organizations concerned with the well-being of America’s older population and committed to representing their interests in […]

Comments: HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2020

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’s) Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit […]

February 19th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: Accrediting Organizations Conflict of Interest and Consulting Services RFI

Medicare is a valuable, trusted program that provides health care coverage to over 59 million older adults and people with disabilities. People rely on Medicare for high-quality care and entrust […]

February 19th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Joint Comments: Request for Information on Modifying HIPAA Rules to Improve Coordinate Care

For patients, their caregivers and consumers across the country, HIPAA is a fundamental protection for people as they make their way through the health care landscape. The HIPAA Privacy and […]

February 12th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: Modernizing Part D and Medicare Advantage to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Expenses (CMS-4180-P)

Today, high prescription drug prices can force people with Medicare to choose whether to take the medicines they need or to ration or go without needed treatments. It is in […]

January 25th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: ACA Exchange Program Integrity (CMS9922-P)

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates this opportunity to comment on the proposed rule regarding Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Exchange Program Integrity . Medicare Rights is a […]

January 8th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |