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 & You Handbook. By addressing the draft’s most serious inaccuracies and omissions in the final version of the Handbook, CMS has put beneficiaries, and those who help them navigate the Medicare enrollment process, in a better position to understand their options and make the best coverage decisions for their unique situations….
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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