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.

Rules Regarding the Frequency and Notice of Continuing Disability Reviews

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed Rules Regarding the Frequency and Notice of Continuing Disability Reviews. Medicare Rights is a national, nonprofit organization that works to ensure […]

Medicaid Program; Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment in response to the proposed Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation. Medicare Rights is a national, nonprofit organization that works to ensure access to affordable health […]

Comments: Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to respond to the Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, CMSR-131, OMB control number 0938-0566 (Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN)). Medicare Rights is […]

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, […]