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.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Standardization of State Heating and Cooling Standard Utility Allowances Comments

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed rule, “Standardization of State Heating and Cooling Standard Utility Allowances.” Medicare Rights is a national, nonprofit organization that works to ensure […]

Letter of Support for the Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights), thank you for your ongoing work to address the problem of high and rising prescription drug prices. We are pleased to support H.R. 3, the Lower […]

Comments: Revision of Categorical Eligibility in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed rule, “Revision of Categorical Eligibility in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.” Medicare Rights is a national, nonprofit organization that works to […]

Letter to CMS Time-limited Equitable Relief

The undersigned organizations share a commitment to advancing the health and economic security of individuals and families with Marketplace coverage and with Medicare. In 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a […]

Comments: 2019 Medicare Plan Finder Review

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center, I am writing to applaud CMS’s efforts to redesign Medicare Plan Finder (MPF) and to highlight opportunities to further improve the tool before the upcoming Fall Open Enrollment […]