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 to Seema Verma Suggesting Improvements to Parts C and D

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 […]

Comments on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Market Stabilization (CMS-9929-P)

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments in response to the proposed rule entitled, “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Market Stabilization.”

Please note that we are extremely disappointed in the […]

Comments on Advance Notice of Methodological Changes for Calendar Year (CY) 2018 for Medicare Advantage (MA) Capitation Rates, Part C and Part D Payment Policies and 2018 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) 2018 for Medicare Advantage (MA) Capitation Rates, Part C and Part […]

2015 Medicare Trends and Recommendations:

An Analysis of 2015 Call Data from the Medicare Rights Center’s National Helpline 
March 2017 | Samantha Morales, Frederic Riccardi, Julie Carter, Stacy Sanders
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Comments on Conditions for Coverage for End-Stage Renal Disease Facilities Third Party Payment (CMS-3337-IFC)

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) interim final rule with comment establishing new requirements for Medicare-certified dialysis facilities that […]