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Bipartisan Committee Leaders Call on Medicare Officials to Help Protect Seniors and Their Health Care Choices

March 07, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 4, 2016

TO: The Honorable Andy Slavitt

FROM: Kevin Brady, Chairman
Fred Upton, Chairman
Sander Levin, Ranking Member
Frank Pallone, Jr, Ranking Member
Patrick J. Tiberi, Chairman
Joseph R. Pitts, Chairman
Jim McDermott, Ranking Member
Gene Green, Ranking Member

Dear Acting Administrator Slavitt,

We are writing regarding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Advanced Notice on February 19, related to proposed changes affecting the Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D programs payments and policies for CY 2017. As always, we reiterate the importance of policies that both preserve beneficiary choice and ensure that seniors’ access to coordinated care remains strong.

Read the entire letter HERE.

Contact: Committee Press Office 202-226-4774.