The Medicare Rights Center (Medicare Rights) is pleased to submit comments on the interim Medicare-Medicaid Plan Quality Rating Strategy.
Each year, Medicare Rights provides services and resources to over two million Medicare beneficiaries, family caregivers, and professionals. The following comments are informed by our experience working with dually eligible beneficiaries and their families, and particularly by our work in New York State, where we work closely with the Department of Health on the implementation the Fully Integrated Dual Advantage (FIDA) program through our leadership on the Coalition to Protect the Rights of New York’s Dually Eligible (CPRNYDE).
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