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.

Letter of Support for DME Competitive Bidding Program

Re: “Hearing on Improving Competition in Medicare: Removing Moratoria and Expanding Access”

Dear Chairman Brady and Ranking Member McDermott:

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights), I am writing to submit a statement for the […]

2015 Medicare Drug Savings Act Letter of Support to U.S. House

Dear Representative Castor:

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights), I am writing to endorse the Medicare Drug Savings Act. Through our national helpline and educational programming, Medicare Rights serves over 1.5 million beneficiaries, […]

2015 Medicare Drug Savings Act Letter of Support to U.S. Senate

Dear Senator Nelson:

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights), I am writing to endorse the Medicare Drug Savings Act. Through our national helpline and educational programming, Medicare Rights serves over 1.5 million beneficiaries, […]

Medicare Snapshot: Stories from the Helpline

A Costly Mistake: Missing Part B Enrollment

An often-reported fact is that 10,000 Baby Boomers are turning 65 and becoming Medicare-eligible each day. Less well known, and commonly misunderstood, are the rules concerning how to enroll in […]

Response to House legislative package to repeal and replace the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula (H.R. 2)

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights), I am writing to express our concern with the House leadership’s legislative package to repeal and replace the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula (H.R. 2). Medicare […]