Ensuring Access to Affordable Health Care for the Most Vulnerable

Alison HamburgerInside Medicare Rights0 Comments

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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...

New One-Stop Resource to Protect and Strengthen Medicare

Stacy SandersInside Medicare Rights, Medicare Watch0 Comments

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Today, Medicare Rights launched its newest resource: Protect and Strengthen Medicare. This webpage will serve as a one-stop clearinghouse for facts and information on the Medicare program and on proposals under consideration by Congress and the Administration to change it. In the debates ahead, we are committed to making sure you have ready access to clear explanations about policy ideas that would affect health care access and costs for people with Medicare. Read More...

Summer on the Medicare Rights Helpline

Alison HamburgerInside Medicare Rights0 Comments

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At the Medicare Rights Center, we know that your healthcare needs don’t take a summer vacation, and neither do we. Over the summer, our national Consumer Helpline staff was hard at work answering thousands of questions for people with Medicare and their families. From Monday-Friday year-round, our dedicated staff and volunteers are available to assist with needs ranging from help with low-income benefit enrollments to submitting complex Medicare coverage appeals. Read More...