This week, as Congress continued to discuss strategies to improve health coverage, Medicare Rights weighed in, urging them to prioritize critical Medicare updates.
The letter, signed by leading Medicare beneficiary advocacy organizations, calls on Congress and the Biden administration to “seize the opportunity to modernize the program, deliver on the promises to improve coverage and reduce prescription drug prices and out-of-pocket costs so that beneficiaries can afford what their doctors prescribe. The significant gaps in coverage must be addressed, specifically regarding oral health, hearing, and vision services. And barriers to low-income assistance–which is particularly important to older adults of color–must be eliminated.”
To achieve these goals, the letter recommends specific policy changes, including:
These long-overdue, commonsense reforms would strengthen Medicare and promote beneficiary well-being. Join Medicare Rights in urging Congress to prioritize these improvements. Learn more and weigh in today.