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 the proposed Revisions to Requirements for Discharge Planning

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments on the proposed Revisions to Requirements for Discharge Planning for Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, and Home Health Agencies (NPRM).

These comments are informed by our […]

Comments on Medicare-Medicaid Plan Quality Ratings Strategy

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments on the interim Medicare-Medicaid Plan Quality Rating Strategy.

Each year, Medicare Rights provides services and resources to over two million Medicare beneficiaries, family caregivers, and […]

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 […]