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.

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 […]

Comments on “Medicare Red Tape Relief Project”

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center and the Center for Medicare Advocacy, we are writing to express our staunch opposition to the recently unveiled substitute to H.R.1628, commonly referred to as the “Graham-Cassidy” bill. […]

Comments on Affordable Care Act: Reducing Regulatory Burdens and Improving Health Care Choices to Empower Patients

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment in response to the Request for Information (RFI) titled “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Reducing Regulatory Burdens and Improving Health Care Choices to […]

Comments on CMS “Welcome to Medicare” Packages

The undersigned organizations share a commitment to advancing the health and economic security of older adults, people with disabilities, and their families. Together, we represent the 57 million Americans who rely on Medicare for guaranteed […]