medicare

  1. bajisima

    Medicare for all projected to cost 32.6 trillion dollars

    What do you think about this? Sen. Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for all" plan would increase government health care spending by $32.6 trillion over 10 years. The latest plan from the Vermont independent would require historic tax increases as government replaces what employers and consumers...
  2. Friday13

    Republicans side with big pharma over seniors, Medicare

    Nothing new here...just republiCons trying to suck the last nickel out of seniors in favor of "BIG PHARMA" (big donors). Republicans side with big pharma over seniors, Medicare CBO underestimates Medicare Part D savings by $4 billion due to oversight lapse
  3. D

    Republicans side with big pharma over seniors, Medicare

    Republicans side with big pharma over seniors, Medicare By Joan McCarter ################################################################################ Totally believable! When have Republicans EVER been known to help or be on the side of the elderly, the sick, the poor and the...
  4. bajisima

    Medicare falls short in 2026 sooner than forecasted

    Just wonderful.. The main trust fund behind Medicare, the U.S. health-care program for the elderly and disabled, will be exhausted in 2026, three years earlier than was projected a year ago, the government said Tuesday. Medicare’s Board of Trustees blamed the earlier depletion forecast on...
  5. L

    Serious inaccuracies in the draft Medicare & You Handbook for 2019

    One issue called out in the letter:
  6. D

    Thanks to Republican negligence, Medicare patients could face huge new bills for ther

    Thanks to Republican negligence, Medicare patients could face huge new bills for therapy By Joan McCarter ==================================================== It's the Republican Way! Neglect the elderly, the sick and the poor. Otherwise, they would have been right there front-row...
  7. HayJenn

    Ryan says GOP to target welfare, Medicare, Medicaid in 2018

    House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) said Wednesday that congressional Republicans will aim next year to reduce spending on both federal health care and anti-poverty programs, citing the need to reduce America's deficit. "We're going to have to get back next year at entitlement reform, which...
  8. D

    IPAB’s Medicare cuts will threaten seniors’ access to care

    IPAB?s Medicare cuts will threaten seniors? access to care | TheHill ​By Dr. Alex B. Valadka, opinion contributor ==================================================== Perhaps that is why so many oppose IPAB. There is now a bipartisan effort underway for its repeal. Don't allow...
  9. D

    Republican tax plan now threatens your health care and your Medicare to give corporat

    Republican tax plan now threatens your health care and your Medicare to give corporations a big cut By Laura Clawson https://www.dailykos.com/stories/1715783 ==================================================== Haven't we been telling you folks that this would happen! Now you know! How...
  10. D

    House passes $4.2 trillion budget, sets up tax cuts for the rich and guts Medicare, M

    House passes $4.2 trillion budget, sets up tax cuts for the rich and guts Medicare, Medicaid By Joan McCarter https://www.dailykos.com/stories/1704360 ================================= Folks, just look at all those Republicans laughing, grinning and being so gleeful that they are...
  11. bajisima

    Senate pass bipartisan Medicare reform bill

    The Senate on Tuesday night unanimously passed a bill aimed at making Medicare more efficient and saving it money. The passage of the under-the-radar bipartisan health-care reforms came on the same day that Senate Republicans abandoned a vote on a bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare. The...
  12. MaryAnne

    Medicare At 55

    Guess which party is introducing it? https://www.stabenow.senate.gov/news/senator-stabenow-announces-medicare-at-55-act
  13. bajisima

    Bernie Sanders and Keith Ellison announce Medicare for All bill

    This is interesting, it appears they are willing to begin slowly, like lowering the age of Medicare eligibility to 50.. In the wake of the Republican failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Friday, leading figures in the progressive wing of the Democratic Party are rallying behind a...
  14. GordonGecko

    Newsmax CEO - Trump friend advises DJT to dump Conservatives, go with Medicaid 4 All

    Trump's close friend Christopher Ruddy just wrote an op-ed calling for the president to implement Medicaid for all Keep in mind, Newsmax is RIGHTwing Media. Ruddy is basically telling Trump go for "socialized medicine"....to save his Presidency and win re-election in 2020. :)
  15. Madeline

    Alzheimer's May Bankrupt Medicare

    Alzheimer's: the disease that could bankrupt Medicare - CNN.com From a purely economic POV, Alzheimer's is the ultimate money drain: a disease that doesn't kill for a very long time, but whose sufferers absolutely require skilled medical care and more from diagnosis to death. What are the...
  16. D

    Senators Say Mulvaney Will Break Trump's Promises on Social Security, Medicare

    Mulvaney must not be confirmed as Director of the Office of Management and Budget! His stance and penchant for wanting to aggressively cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid is enough to turn every person's stomach who depends upon those three programs for their survival and it numbers in...
  17. D

    Democrats Bust Trump For Rigging His Cabinet With Social Security And Medicare Cutter

    U.S. Democratic Senators Schumer and Murray are to be Highly Thanked and Congratulated for standing up for all Americans and having their back! The threat of severe CUTS to Social Security, Medicare among other programs and benefits has now become a reality with Republicans in office. And as I...
  18. BAZINGA DrumpF

    Paul Ryan's Plan to Change Medicare Looks A Lot Like Obamacare? Trump ready to sell?

    Paul Ryan's Plan to Change Medicare Looks A Lot Like Obamacare. (Yep! Back to the old privatize it scam) President-elect Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan agree that repealing the Affordable Care Act and replacing it with some other health insurance system is a top priority. But they...
  19. BitterPill

    Medicare Is Gone

    Looks like the writing is on the wall. Medicare will soon be gone: House Speaker Paul Ryan's plan to phase out Medicare is nothing new. But now, under a Trump presidency and with both houses of Congress in Republican hands, it looks like he could finally make it happen, possibly within months...
  20. TennesseeRain

    Not Just Obamacare: Medicaid, Medicare Also On GOP’s Chopping Block

    Donald Trump and Republican leaders in Congress have made clear they are serious about repealing Obamacare, and doing so quickly. But don’t assume their dismantling of government health insurance programs will stop there. For about two decades now, Republicans have been talking about radically...