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.

Sign-on Letter for Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2017

The undersigned organizations share a commitment to advancing the health and economic security of individuals and families with Marketplace coverage and with Medicare. We are writing to respond to the request for comment on unmet […]

Comments on Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2017

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments on the proposed Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2017.

These comments are informed by our experience working with Medicare beneficiaries and their families, particularly […]

Comments on Alternative Payment Model (APM) Framework, Draft White Paper

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments on the “Alternative Payment Model (APM) Framework, Draft White Paper” developed by the Alternative Payment Model Framework and Progress Tracking (APM FPT) Workgroup of […]

Comments on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA)

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments on the Request for Information (RFI) Regarding Implementation of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System, Promotion of Alternative Payment Models, and Incentive Payments for Participation […]

Letter of Support for Medicare Prescription Drug Savings and Choice Act of 2015 (S. 1884 & H.R. 3261)

Dear Senator Durbin and Representative Schakowsky:

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center, I am writing to express support for the Medicare Prescription Drug Savings and Choice Act of 2015 (S. 1884 & H.R. 3261). We […]