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So far Medicare Rights Center has created 139 blog entries.

2015 Medicare Trends and Recommendations:

An Analysis of 2015 Call Data from the Medicare Rights Center’s National Helpline 

March 2017 | Samantha Morales, Frederic Riccardi, Julie Carter, Stacy Sanders

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Comments on Conditions for Coverage for End-Stage Renal Disease Facilities Third Party Payment (CMS-3337-IFC)

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) interim final rule with comment establishing new requirements […]

January 11th, 2017|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments on Enhancements to the Star Ratings for 2018 and Beyond

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments. Medicare Rights is a national, nonprofit organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults […]

November 29th, 2016|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Medicare Snapshot: Stories from the Helpline

Part D Enrollment: Penalty Pitfalls

Since 2006, people with Medicare have benefited from access to coverage for prescription medications by enrolling in private insurance plans through Medicare Part D. People […]

October 11th, 2016|Categories: Medicare Snapshots|

Comments on Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2018 (CMS–9934–P)

The Medicare Rights Center’s response to this request is informed by our experience assisting individuals and their family members as they navigate the transition to Medicare, including for those aging […]

October 6th, 2016|Categories: Strengthening Benefits, Sustaining Medicare's Future|Tags: |

Comments on Inappropriate Steering of Individuals Eligible for or Receiving Medicare and Medicaid Benefits to Individual Market Plans

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to respond to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Request for Information (RFI) regarding inappropriate steering of individuals eligible […]

September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments on Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed rule on Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule; Medicare Advantage Pricing Data Release; Medicare Advantage […]

September 6th, 2016|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments on the Proposed Medicare Changes (HHS-2015-49)

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments in response to the proposed rule “Medicare Program: Changes to the Medicare Claims and Entitlement, Medicare Advantage Organization Determination […]

August 29th, 2016|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Part B Drug Payment Model Testimony

Medicare Rights Center President Joe Baker testimony in support of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposal to test new ways to pay for prescription drugs covered under […]

May 17th, 2016|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments on the Proposed Part B Drug Payment Model

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments on the Part B Drug Payment Model. The following comments are informed by our experience working with Medicare beneficiaries […]

May 9th, 2016|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |