Medicare Rights Testifies to Congress About the BENES Act

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Fred Riccarde House Testimony

Yesterday, Medicare Rights Center President Fred Riccardi testified at a hearing of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health titled “Legislation to Improve Americans’ Health Care Coverage and Outcomes.” In the testimony, Medicare Rights urged Congress to pass the bipartisan, bicameral Beneficiary Enrollment Notification and Eligibility Simplification (BENES) Act (H.R. 2477) without delay. Read More...

Court Declares Part of Affordable Care Act Unconstitutional, Risk of Lost Coverage for Millions

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One year ago, in a deeply flawed ruling, a Texas judge found the portion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requiring most people to have coverage—known as the individual mandate—to be unconstitutional and declared that because of this finding, the entire law must be eliminated. This week, an appeals court agreed with the judge that the individual mandate is unconstitutional Read More...