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 Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2018 (CMS–9934–P)

The Medicare Rights Center’s response to this request is informed by our experience assisting individuals and their family members as they navigate the transition to Medicare, including for those aging into the program (ages 65 […]

Comments on Inappropriate Steering of Individuals Eligible for or Receiving Medicare and Medicaid Benefits to Individual Market Plans

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to respond to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Request for Information (RFI) regarding inappropriate steering of individuals eligible for or receiving Medicare and […]

Comments on Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed rule on Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule; Medicare Advantage Pricing Data Release; Medicare Advantage and Part D Medical Low […]

Comments on the Proposed Medicare Changes (HHS-2015-49)

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments in response to the proposed rule “Medicare Program: Changes to the Medicare Claims and Entitlement, Medicare Advantage Organization Determination and Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage […]

Part B Drug Payment Model Testimony

Medicare Rights Center President Joe Baker testimony in support of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposal to test new ways to pay for prescription drugs covered under Medicare Part B, at a […]