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House Testimony: “Legislation to Improve Americans’ Health Care Coverage and Outcomes”

Introduction Chairwoman Eshoo, Dr. Burgess, and members of the House Committee on Energy & Commerce, Subcommittee on Health: I am Fred Riccardi, president of the Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights). […]

January 15th, 2020|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: OIG Anit-Kickback Statute

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Office of the Inspector General’s (OIG’s) Medicare and State Healthcare Programs: Fraud and Abuse; Revisions To Safe […]

December 31st, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|

Comments: TennCare Demonstration, Amendment 42

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) welcomes this opportunity to comment on the TennCare Demonstration Waiver Amendment 42. Medicare Rights is a national, nonprofit organization that works to ensure access […]

December 27th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: Nondiscrimination requirements for HHS grantees

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to respond to the notice of proposed rulemaking regarding the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost […]

December 19th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|

Oncology Care First Model: Informal Request for Information

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to respond to the “Oncology Care First Model: Informal Request for Information.” Medicare Rights is a national, nonprofit organization that works […]

December 13th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|

Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3) Letter of Support

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights), thank you for your work to improve coverage and lower costs for people with Medicare, including the Elijah E. Cummings Lower […]

December 11th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Standardization of State Heating and Cooling Standard Utility Allowances Comments

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed rule, “Standardization of State Heating and Cooling Standard Utility Allowances.” Medicare Rights is a national, nonprofit […]

December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Letter of Support for the Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights), thank you for your ongoing work to address the problem of high and rising prescription drug prices. We are pleased to […]

October 16th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: Revision of Categorical Eligibility in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed rule, “Revision of Categorical Eligibility in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.” Medicare Rights is a national, […]

September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Letter to CMS Time-limited Equitable Relief

The undersigned organizations share a commitment to advancing the health and economic security of individuals and families with Marketplace coverage and with Medicare. In 2016, the Centers for Medicare & […]

September 20th, 2019|Categories: Coverage and Appeals, Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |