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.

Statement for the Record: “Open Executive Session to Consider an Original Bill Entitled the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act of 2019”

Chairman Grassley, Ranking Member Wyden, and distinguished Members of the Senate Committee on Finance, on behalf of the Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights), thank you for your bipartisan efforts to address the problem of high […]

Joint Sign-on Letter: Part D Improvements

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 bipartisan attention to […]

Joint Sign-on Letter: BENES Act

The undersigned organizations share a commitment to advancing the health and economic security of older adults, people with disabilities, their families, and caregivers. Together, we support and represent the 60 million Americans who rely on […]

BETTER Act Endorsement

The Medicare Rights Center is pleased to endorse the bipartisan Beneficiary Education Tools Telehealth & Extenders (BETTER) Act of 2019 (H.R. 3417). This bill would extend critical Medicare-related initiatives and make other necessary improvements to […]

Comments: Consumer Inflation Measures Produced by Federal Statistical Agencies

Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) notice regarding differences among various consumer price indexes and their influence on the estimation of the Official Poverty Measure (OPM).

Medicare […]