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As the national leader on health care policy affecting older adults, NCOA focuses on improving eligibility for Medicare, funding for beneficiary outreach and enrollment, improving access to evidence-based interventions, and empowering beneficiaries to make better health coverage choices.

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Sep 18, 2020

Senators Urge Appropriators to Provide Adequate FY21 Funding for SHIP

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Jul 22, 2020

Congress Invests in Most Pressing Needs, But Budget Restrictions Remain

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Jun 22, 2020

Take-Up Rates in Medicare Savings Programs and the Part D Low-Income Subsidy

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May 6, 2020

What Congress Should Do for Low-Income Older Adults

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Dec 16, 2019

Letter to Congressional Leadership on Medicare and Medicaid Extenders

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Aug 27, 2019

NCOA Comment Letter on the New Medicare Plan Finder

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Jun 6, 2019

NCOA Comments on Congressional Medicare Part D Reform

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Jun 5, 2019

The Importance of Improving Medicare Low-Income Beneficiary Enrollment

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May 17, 2019

Improving Medicare Low-Income Beneficiary Enrollment

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Jan 11, 2019

A Response to the Proposed Exchange Program Integrity Rule (CMS 9922-P)

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Apr 24, 2018

The Modernizing Medicare Plan Finder Report

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Apr 24, 2018

What Is the Improving Medicare Markets Initiative (IMMI)?

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Aug 6, 2017

Outreach Messages: What the Research Says

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