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LCAO Letter to Senate HELP Committee

The Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) is a coalition of 69 national nonprofit organizations concerned with the well-being of America’s older population and committed to representing their interests in […]

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: 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: |

Letter to CMS RE: Final 2019 Medicare and You Handbook

We are writing to express our appreciation for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’s (CMS) responsiveness to many of the concerns we raised regarding the draft 2019 Medicare & […]

Letter to Congress Affirming Our Commitment to Maintaining the Bipartisan Budget Act (Bba) of 2018’s Part D Donut Hole Reforms

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center, I am writing to affirm our commitment to maintaining the Bipartisan Budget Act (BBA) of 2018’s Part D donut hole reforms that will […]

July 18th, 2018|Categories: Sustaining Medicare's Future|Tags: |

Analysis of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018

On February 9, Congress passed and the President signed a sweeping spending bill that will fund the government through March 23 and raise the spending caps imposed by the Budget […]

Comments on Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Request for Information Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States (the RFI). Medicare Rights is […]

January 25th, 2018|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits, Sustaining Medicare's Future|Tags: |

Comments on “Medicare Red Tape Relief Project”

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center and the Center for Medicare Advocacy, we are writing to express our staunch opposition to the recently unveiled substitute to H.R.1628, commonly referred […]

September 19th, 2017|Categories: Sustaining Medicare's Future|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: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits, Sustaining Medicare's Future|Tags: |

Letter of Support for Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2015 (S. 31 & H.R. 3061)

Dear Senator Klobuchar and Representative Welch:

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center, I am writing to express support for the Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2015 (S. 31 […]