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Why New York Should Simplify Medical Bills and Improve Health Care Price Look-Up Tools

The Medicare Rights Center is a New York-based, national advocacy organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities. With 30 years […]

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

Comments: Nondiscrimination in Health and Health Education Programs or Activities

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed rule, “Nondiscrimination in Health and Health Education Programs or Activities.” Medicare Rights is a national, nonprofit […]

August 13th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Request for Information: Reducing Administrative Burden to put Patients over Paperwork

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments in response to the Request for Information: Reducing Administrative Burden to put Patients over Paperwork (the RFI). Medicare Rights […]

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

Statement for the Record: “Open Executive Session to Consider an Original Bill Entitled the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act of 2019”

Chairman Grassley, Ranking Member Wyden, and distinguished Members of the Senate Committee on Finance, on behalf of the Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights), thank you for your bipartisan efforts to […]

Joint Sign-on Letter: Part D Improvements

The undersigned organizations share a commitment to improving the nation’s drug pricing system in ways that will strengthen the health and economic security of current and future Medicare beneficiaries. We […]

Joint Sign-on Letter: BENES Act

The undersigned organizations share a commitment to advancing the health and economic security of older adults, people with disabilities, their families, and caregivers. Together, we support and represent the 60 […]

BETTER Act Endorsement

The Medicare Rights Center is pleased to endorse the bipartisan Beneficiary Education Tools Telehealth & Extenders (BETTER) Act of 2019 (H.R. 3417). This bill would extend critical Medicare-related initiatives and […]

Comments: Consumer Inflation Measures Produced by Federal Statistical Agencies

Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) notice regarding differences among various consumer price indexes and their influence on the estimation of […]

June 21st, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Statement for the Record Senate Health, Education and Labor Committee Full Committee Hearing Lower Health Care Costs Act

The undersigned organizations of the Observation Stays Coalition have come together to address a surprise medical billing issue that affects Medicare patients in hospitals who are called observation status patients […]

Statement for the Record Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee Hearing “No More Surprises: Protecting Patients from Surprise Medical Bills”

The undersigned organizations of the Observation Stays Coalition have come together to address a surprise medical billing issue that affects Medicare patients in hospitals who are called observation status patients […]

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