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.

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 […]

Medicare Program; Specialty Care Models to Improve Quality of Care and Reduce Expenditures

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed rule, “Medicare Program; Specialty Care Models to Improve Quality of Care and Reduce Expenditures.” Medicare Rights is a national, nonprofit organization […]

Joint Letter to U.S. House on Part D Reforms

The undersigned organizations share a commitment to improving the nation’s drug pricing system in ways that will strengthen the health and economic security of current and future Medicare beneficiaries. We appreciate your attention to this […]

Why New York Should Simplify Medical Bills and Improve Health Care Price Look-Up Tools

The Medicare Rights Center is a New York-based, national advocacy organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities. With 30 years of experience working with beneficiaries, […]