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 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 […]

Letter of Support for Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2015 (S. 31 & H.R. 3061)

Dear Senator Klobuchar and Representative Welch:

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center, I am writing to express support for the Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2015 (S. 31 & H.R. 3061). This critical […]

Response to Senate Finance Committee’s Request for Input on Chronic Care Policies

Dear Chairman Hatch, Ranking Member Wyden, Senator Isakson, and Senator Warner:

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights), I am writing to provide input on the Senate Finance Committee request for feedback on policy […]

White House Conference on Aging Comment Letter

Dear Ms. Super:

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights), I am writing to respond to the policy briefs released as part of the 2015 White House Conference on Aging (2015 WHCOA). We applaud […]