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Joint Comments: Request for Information on Modifying HIPAA Rules to Improve Coordinate Care

For patients, their caregivers and consumers across the country, HIPAA is a fundamental protection for people as they make their way through the health care landscape. The HIPAA Privacy and […]

February 12th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: Modernizing Part D and Medicare Advantage to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Expenses (CMS-4180-P)

Today, high prescription drug prices can force people with Medicare to choose whether to take the medicines they need or to ration or go without needed treatments. It is in […]

January 25th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: ACA Exchange Program Integrity (CMS9922-P)

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates this opportunity to comment on the proposed rule regarding Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Exchange Program Integrity . Medicare Rights is a […]

January 8th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Medicare Program; International Pricing Index Model for Medicare Part B Drugs

We appreciate the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) releasing this Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) which contains thoughtful explorations of the causes of high drug spending in […]

December 31st, 2018|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits, Sustaining Medicare's Future|Tags: |

Comments: State Relief and Empowerment Waivers (1332 Waivers) Guidance

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) created important opportunities for unand underinsured people to gain affordable health coverage. This has proven especially vital for people who are approaching […]

December 24th, 2018|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: Drug Pricing Transparency

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Regulation to Require Drug Pricing Transparency (CMS-4787-P). Medicare Rights is a national, nonprofit […]

December 17th, 2018|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits, Sustaining Medicare's Future|Tags: |

Comments in Response to Proposed Rulemaking: Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds

The “public charge” assessment allows the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to review an immigrant’s request to enter the United States or to get a green card to determine if […]

December 10th, 2018|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|

Comments: Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Regulatory Provisions to Promote Program Efficiency, Transparency, and Burden Reduction

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Regulatory Provisions to Promote Program Efficiency, Transparency, and Burden Reduction (CMS-3346-P). Medicare Rights […]

November 19th, 2018|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: Medicare Anti-Kickback Statute and Beneficiary Inducements CMP Request for Information

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Office of the Inspector General’s (OIG’s) Medicare Anti-Kickback Statute and Beneficiary Inducements CMP Request for Information. Medicare […]

October 26th, 2018|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: “Healthy Michigan”

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on “Healthy Michigan.”

Medicare Rights is a national, nonprofit organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for […]

October 25th, 2018|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |