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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 […]

May 17th, 2016|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

Comments in Response to Senate Finance Committee Chronic Care Working Group Proposals

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

On behalf of the Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights), I am writing to comment on the policy options document created […]

January 28th, 2016|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

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 […]

January 5th, 2016|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

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 […]

December 21st, 2015|Categories: Medicare Transitions|Tags: |

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. […]

August 20th, 2015|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

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 […]

August 6th, 2015|Categories: Strengthening Benefits, Sustaining Medicare's Future|Tags: |

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 […]

June 24th, 2015|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

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 […]

May 19th, 2015|Categories: Sustaining Medicare's Future|Tags: |

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 […]

April 30th, 2015|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |

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 […]

April 30th, 2015|Categories: Strengthening Benefits|Tags: |