Spotlight on the Federal Policy Team

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Pictured: Stacy Sanders, Federal Policy Director
Pictured: Stacy Sanders, Federal Policy Director

The Medicare Rights’ federal policy team’s work varies day to day, but their overall strategy leads to one goal: to protect and strengthen Medicare for the 56 million individuals who depend on the program today—and the many millions more who are counting on it for the years to come. Read More...

Medicare Rights Serves New York Communities with Expert Medicare Presentations

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With an estimated 10,000 people aging into Medicare every day— and more than 56 million currently enrolled in the program—the need for clear, accurate, and accessible Medicare information grows unabated. The Medicare Rights Center works diligently to address this need nationally through its counseling, education, and advocacy programs, and especially serves the communities surrounding its home base in New York City with dozens of Medicare presentations each year. Read More...

Highly Trained Volunteers Expand Medicare Rights’ Reach

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At the Medicare Rights Center, we count on our 60 highly trained volunteer helpline counselors to help us answer thousands of questions for people with Medicare, their families and caregivers, and the professionals who serve them. To ensure that our volunteers provide expert counseling and assistance, we provide numerous training sessions throughout the year to keep them informed and up to date about the complexities of Medicare. Read More...

Ensuring Access to Affordable Health Care for the Most Vulnerable

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Ms. D was 108 years old when a community-based organization contacted the Medicare Rights Center on her behalf. Although she was eligible for low-income benefit programs that help pay Medicare coverage costs, she had never been enrolled in any. Last year, Medicare Rights helped Ms. D, and nearly 1,000 others with limited incomes and resources in New York alone, enroll Read More...