Policy Priorities

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.

Advance Notice of Methodological Changes for Calendar Year (CY) 2019 for Medicare Advantage (MA) Capitation Rates, Part C and Part D Payment Policies and 2019 Call Letter

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments in response to the Advance Notice of Methodological Changes for Calendar Year (CY) 2019 for Medicare Advantage (MA) Capitation Rates, Part C and Part […]

Comments on Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Request for Information Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States (the RFI). Medicare Rights is a national, nonprofit organization that […]

Comments on proposed changes to the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Fee-for-Service, and the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit programs (CMS-4182-P)

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed changes to the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Fee-for-Service, and the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit programs (CMS-4182-P). Medicare Rights is a national, nonprofit […]

Comments on Draft Strategic Plan FY 2018-2022

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments in response to the Draft Strategic Plan FY 2018-2022. Medicare Rights is a national, nonprofit organization that works to ensure access to affordable health […]

Comments on Medicare Program: Cancellation of Advancing Care Coordination through Episode Payment and Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Models; Changes to Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Payment Model (CMS-5524-P)

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed cancellation of the Episode Payment Models (EPMs) and Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) Incentive Payment Model and proposed changes to the Comprehensive Care […]