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Sign-on Letter for Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2017

The undersigned organizations share a commitment to advancing the health and economic security of individuals and families with Marketplace coverage and with Medicare. We are writing to respond to the […]

December 21st, 2015|Categories: Medicare Transitions|Tags: |

Comments on Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2017

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments on the proposed Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2017.

These comments are informed by our experience working with Medicare […]

December 21st, 2015|Categories: Medicare Transitions|Tags: |

Comments on Alternative Payment Model (APM) Framework, Draft White Paper

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments on the “Alternative Payment Model (APM) Framework, Draft White Paper” developed by the Alternative Payment Model Framework and Progress […]

December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|

Comments on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA)

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments on the Request for Information (RFI) Regarding Implementation of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System, Promotion of Alternative Payment Models, […]

November 19th, 2015|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|

Letter of Support for Medicare Prescription Drug Savings and Choice Act of 2015 (S. 1884 & H.R. 3261)

Dear Senator Durbin and Representative Schakowsky:

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center, I am writing to express support for the Medicare Prescription Drug Savings and Choice Act of 2015 (S. […]

August 20th, 2015|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Letter of Support for Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2015 (S. 31 & H.R. 3061)

Dear Senator Klobuchar and Representative Welch:

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center, I am writing to express support for the Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2015 (S. 31 […]

August 6th, 2015|Categories: Strengthening Benefits, Sustaining Medicare's Future|Tags: |

Response to Senate Finance Committee’s Request for Input on Chronic Care Policies

Dear Chairman Hatch, Ranking Member Wyden, Senator Isakson, and Senator Warner:

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights), I am writing to provide input on the Senate Finance Committee […]

June 24th, 2015|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Add a dental benefit

Medicare Rights routinely hears the same question from beneficiaries and family caregivers—does Medicare cover dental? In most cases, the answer is no. Some Medicare Advantage (MA) plans have […]

June 10th, 2015|Categories: 50 Medicare Wishes, Modernize Benefits|

Make Medicare more affordable

Half of all people with Medicare—over 25 million seniors and people with disabilities—live on annual incomes of $23,500 or less. All too often, Medicare Rights counsels beneficiaries who […]

June 9th, 2015|Categories: 50 Medicare Wishes, Increase Affordability|

Cover vision and hearing care

Medicare will not cover care for vision or hearing needs, such as a visit to the optometrist or hearing aids. Like with dental, some Medicare Advantage plans offer […]

June 8th, 2015|Categories: 50 Medicare Wishes, Modernize Benefits|