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Statement for the Record on Medicare Revenues and Program Sustainability

The Medicare Rights Center submitted a statement for the record to the Senate Budget Committee regarding a September 27, 2023 hearing on opportunities to improve Medicare solvency through revenue changes. In our statement, we note that any efforts to bolster Medicare’s financing must maintain the program’s universality, safeguard current benefits and cost protections, and modernize coverage to meet the evolving, diverse, and whole-body needs of beneficiaries.

Policy Issues: Coverage and Benefits
Protect & Strengthen Medicare

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.

30 Policy Goals

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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