MAPRx in Action

MAPRx Letter to Acting CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner

Ms. Marilyn Tavenner Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 7500 Security Boulevard Baltimore, Maryland 21244 Re: Draft 2014 Call Letter for the Medicare Advantage (MA) and Prescription Drug Programs Dear Acting Administrator Tavenner: On behalf of millions of Medicare beneficiaries with chronic diseases and conditions who rely on Medicare Part D for essential medications, MAPRx appreciates the opportunity...
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Letter to Congress Re: Drug Benefit Design

Dear Member of Congress – MAPRx brings together beneficiary, patient advocacy, family caregiver and health professional organizations committed to improving access to prescription medications and safeguarding the well being of beneficiaries with chronic diseases and disabilities under the Medicare prescription drug benefit (Part D). On behalf of millions of Medicare beneficiaries with chronic conditions who rely...
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October 2012 Briefing on Capitol Hill

    Staff from 50 Congressional offices listened to Juliette Cubanski from the Kaiser Family Foundation; Bonnie Washington from Avalere; and, Leslie Fried present “Medicare Part D: Building on its Successes and Learning from its Limitations.”

    Juliette’s presentation is reproduced below:


    MAPRx Comments on Draft 2013 Medicare Call Letter

    March 2, 2012 Marilyn Tavenner Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 7500 Security Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21244 Dear Ms. Tavenner: MAPRx brings together beneficiary, patient advocacy, family caregiver and health professional organizations committed to improving access to prescription medications and safeguarding the well-being of beneficiaries with chronic diseases and disabilities under the Medicare prescription drug benefit (Part D). On...
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    Letter to Congress on Proposed Part D Changes

    capitoldomeDear Member of Congress – MAPRx brings together beneficiary, patient advocacy, family caregiver and health professional organizations committed to improving access to prescription medications and safeguarding the well- being of beneficiaries with chronic diseases and disabilities under the Medicare prescription drug benefit (Part D). On behalf of millions...
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    Letter to the Congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction

    JSCDR-mockupThe Honorable Patty Murray, Co-chair The Honorable Jeb Hensarling, Co-chair Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction United States Congress Washington, DC 20510 Dear Senator Murray, Rep. Hensarling, and Committee Members – MAPRx brings together beneficiary, patient advocacy, family caregiver and health professional organizations committed to improving access to prescription medications and safeguarding the...
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    Letter to the Congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction urging the committee to resist proposals to erode beneficiary protections in Part D

    The Honorable Patty Murray, Co-chair The Honorable Jeb Hensarling, Co-chair Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction United States Congress Washington, DC 20510 Dear Senator Murray, Rep. Hensarling, and Committee Members – MAPRx brings together beneficiary, patient advocacy, family caregiver and health professional organizations committed to improving access to prescription medications and safeguarding the well-being of beneficiaries with chronic diseases and disabilities under the Medicare...
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