Policy Documents

The Medicare Rights Center’s national and state policy agendas are defined by our experience serving people with Medicare on our national helpline and through our educational programs. Read our collection of reports, fact sheets and letters to learn more about our policy positions.

House Testimony: “Legislation to Improve Americans’ Health Care Coverage and Outcomes”

Introduction Chairwoman Eshoo, Dr. Burgess, and members of the House Committee on Energy & Commerce, Subcommittee on Health: I am Fred Riccardi, president of the Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights). Medicare Rights is a national, […]

Comments: OIG Anit-Kickback Statute

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Office of the Inspector General’s (OIG’s) Medicare and State Healthcare Programs: Fraud and Abuse; Revisions To Safe Harbors Under the Anti-Kickback Statute, […]

Comments: TennCare Demonstration, Amendment 42

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) welcomes this opportunity to comment on the TennCare Demonstration Waiver Amendment 42. Medicare Rights is a national, nonprofit organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for […]

Comments: Nondiscrimination requirements for HHS grantees

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to respond to the notice of proposed rulemaking regarding the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for […]

Comments: CMS Applicable Integrated Plan Coverage Decision Letter

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments on the Notice of Denial of Medical Coverage (or Payment) (Integrated Denial Notice). Medicare Rights is a national, nonprofit organization that works to ensure […]