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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: |

Comments: 2019 Medicare Plan Finder Review

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center, I am writing to applaud CMS’s efforts to redesign Medicare Plan Finder (MPF) and to highlight opportunities to further improve the tool before […]

September 18th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Medicare Program; Specialty Care Models to Improve Quality of Care and Reduce Expenditures

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed rule, “Medicare Program; Specialty Care Models to Improve Quality of Care and Reduce Expenditures.” Medicare Rights […]

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

Joint Letter to U.S. House on Part D Reforms

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 […]

September 10th, 2019|Categories: Coverage and Appeals, Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

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: |