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Letter to CMS Re Inaccuracies in the Draft Medicare & You Handbook for 2019

We are writing to express our strong objections to serious inaccuracies in the draft Medicare & You Handbook for 2019. We are submitting technical comments as part of the stakeholder […]

May 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Comments Re: 2019 Medicare Advantage Marketing Materials

Thank you for the opportunity to comment on these proposed changes to the 2019 Medicare Marketing Guidelines (MMG). We are disappointed that this process allows us such limited scope for […]

April 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Letter to Congress Re: Certain Provisions in the FY18 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center, I am writing to thank you for the provisions in the FY18 omnibus appropriations bill that will improve the health and economic security […]

April 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Letter in Support for the Medicare Beneficiary Opioid Addiction Treatment Act (S. 2704)

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center, I am writing to express support for the Medicare Beneficiary Opioid Addiction Treatment Act (S. 2704), which would modify the Medicare Part B […]

April 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Letter Re: Opposition to H.J. Res. 2

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center and the Center for Medicare Advocacy, we are writing to express our opposition to H.J. Res. 2 or any balanced budget amendment to […]

April 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

2016 Medicare Trends and Recommendations:

An Analysis of 2016 Call Data from the Medicare Rights Center’s National Helpline 

March 2018 | Samantha Morales and Julie Carter

Introduction and Summary

In 2016, the […]

Analysis of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018

On February 9, Congress passed and the President signed a sweeping spending bill that will fund the government through March 23 and raise the spending caps imposed by the Budget […]

March 8th, 2018|Categories: Strengthening Benefits, Sustaining Medicare's Future|

Advance Notice of Methodological Changes for Calendar Year (CY) 2019 for Medicare Advantage (MA) Capitation Rates, Part C and Part D Payment Policies and 2019 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) 2019 for Medicare Advantage (MA) Capitation […]

March 5th, 2018|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments on Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Request for Information Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States (the RFI). Medicare Rights is […]

January 25th, 2018|Categories: Strengthening Benefits, Sustaining Medicare's Future|Tags: |

Comments on proposed changes to the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Fee-for-Service, and the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit programs (CMS-4182-P)

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed changes to the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Fee-for-Service, and the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit programs (CMS-4182-P). Medicare […]

January 16th, 2018|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |