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Comments: Revision of Categorical Eligibility in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed rule, “Revision of Categorical Eligibility in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.” Medicare Rights is a national, […]

September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: 2019 Medicare Plan Finder Review

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center, I am writing to applaud CMS’s efforts to redesign Medicare Plan Finder (MPF) and to highlight opportunities to further improve the tool before […]

September 18th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: Nondiscrimination in Health and Health Education Programs or Activities

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed rule, “Nondiscrimination in Health and Health Education Programs or Activities.” Medicare Rights is a national, nonprofit […]

August 13th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Request for Information: Reducing Administrative Burden to put Patients over Paperwork

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments in response to the Request for Information: Reducing Administrative Burden to put Patients over Paperwork (the RFI). Medicare Rights […]

August 12th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: Consumer Inflation Measures Produced by Federal Statistical Agencies

Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) notice regarding differences among various consumer price indexes and their influence on the estimation of […]

June 21st, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: Proposed Interoperability and Patient Access Rule

General Comments

The US health system can be a confusing muddle, even for experienced navigators. One problem that arises again and again is the reliance on patients to provide their complete […]

June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: Direct Contracting—Geographic Population-Based Payment Model Option

General Comments
As with all models that could change how people with Medicare access, pay for, or understand their health care, the first step is to ensure that all beneficiaries have […]

May 28th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: Part D Rebate Safe Harbor

The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the on the proposed changes to the Safe Harbor Protection for Rebates Involving Prescription Pharmaceuticals and other proposals […]

April 8th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: 2020 Final Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines

We continue to be disappointed that these guidelines do not offer sufficient guidance for how Medicare Advantage (MA) should market plans with new supplemental benefits. Guidance on these supplemental benefits […]

April 4th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments: 2020 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) 2020 for Medicare Advantage (MA) Capitation […]

March 7th, 2019|Categories: Protecting and Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |