The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates this opportunity to comment on the Safeguarding the Rights of Conscience as Protected by Federal Statutes proposed rule. We applaud this proposal by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to rescind the most damaging aspects of the 2019 final rule Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care; Delegations of Authority.
Any changes to the Medicare program must aim for healthier people, better care, and smarter spending—not paying more for less. As policymakers debate the future of health care, we will provide our insights here.
Thinking ahead to Medicare's future, it’s important to modernize benefits and pursue changes that improve how people with Medicare navigate their coverage on a daily basis. Here are our evolving 30 policy goals for Medicare’s future.
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