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Letters

Joint Letter on Medicare Improvements

Medicare Rights and other leading beneficiary advocate groups urged the Administration and Congress to keep improvements to the Medicare program central in ongoing discussions about  creating a more equitable and affordable health care and prescription drug  system.

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Joint Letter on Medicaid HCBS

Medicare Rights joined over 150 leading advocacy organizations in calling on Congress to fully fund the $400 billion investment in Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) requested by the Administration. This level of investment is essential for building a sustainable HCBS infrastructure system that can begin to address the magnitude of need in communities across the country, by both increasing access to Medicaid HCBS and addressing the direct care workforce crisis.

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Letter Urging Biden Administration to Take Immediate Action on Key Issues Facing Medicare Beneficiaries

In a letter sent to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Acting Secretary Norris Cochran, two leading Medicare beneficiary advocacy organizations, the Medicare Rights Center and the Center for Medicare Advocacy, urge the Biden Administration to take swift action to strengthen Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act. As outlined in the letter, matters requiring immediate attention include simplifying Medicare transitions during the COVID-19 public health emergency, enhancing Medicare outreach and enrollment strategies, and increasing regulatory review efforts. Looming deadlines and unmet needs make these improvements urgent.

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