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Comments to Seema Verma Suggesting Improvements to Parts C and D

The undersigned organizations share a commitment to advancing the health and economic security of older adults, people with disabilities, and their families. Together, we represent the 57 million Americans who […]

May 5th, 2017|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Market Stabilization (CMS-9929-P)

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments in response to the proposed rule entitled, “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Market Stabilization.”

Please note that we […]

March 7th, 2017|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments on Advance Notice of Methodological Changes for Calendar Year (CY) 2018 for Medicare Advantage (MA) Capitation Rates, Part C and Part D Payment Policies and 2018 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) 2018 for Medicare Advantage (MA) Capitation […]

March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

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: |

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: |