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Medicare Beneficiaries Deserve Fair Drug Pricing! - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicare Fair Drug Pricing Act, medicare, Medicare Part D, prescription drugs )

Dandelion
- 161 days ago - secure.ncpssm.org
The law that established Medicare Part D explicitly prohibits the prescription drug program from negotiating lower drug costs for beneficiaries. The Medicare Fair Drug Pricing Act would allow Medicare to negotiate prices for prescription drugs.
Allow Medicare To Cover The Cost Of Hearing Aids - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicare, hearing aids, seniors, unaffordable )

Dandelion
- 336 days ago - secure.ncpssm.org
Today more than 70 percent of seniors between the ages of 65 and 84 who need hearing aids do not get them. That is because Medicare does not cover their cost which leaves millions of Americans unable to afford these devices.
Tell the GOP Protect Medicare - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicare, Tea Party, Republicans, petition, GOP, privatizing Medicare )

Dandelion
- 339 days ago - signforgood.com
Tea Party Republicans are going all in on their attacks against Medicare even going so far as to call for it to be privatized!
Governor Christie We Need To Expand Social Security--Not Cut It! - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gov. Christie, NJ, NH, raise retirement age, Social Security, Medicare, means testing )

Dandelion
- 437 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) is in New Hampshire announcing his intention to destroy Social Security and Medicare. He would raise retirement ages for Social Security and Medicare, along with dangerous means-testing cuts to Social Security benefits.
Fix Medicare Now - Actions Needed
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicare, SGR repeal bill, Senate, bipartisan bill, legislation )

Dandelion
- 455 days ago - fixmedicarenow.org
The House approved a bipartisan bill Thursday that would prevent a 21% cut in payments on April 1 to doctors who treat Medicare patients. The legislation still must be approved by the Senate. Send a message do the correct thing for Seniors and their Drs.
Medicare Should Cover Alternative Medicine Please Sign!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, Medicare, message, effective treatment, health management )

Barb
- 1139 days ago - forcechange.com
Alternative medicine has been used for many centuries and has proven to be very effective in health management. Acupuncture, massage and chiropractic care help to relieve chronic pain, while naturopathic, homeopathic and oriental medicine heal a wide rang
Yes to Changing Medicare Age ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, medicare, family, US, prevention, humans, disease )

Nancy
- 1240 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
Raising the age for Medicare could leave hundreds of thousands of seniors uninsured, as states with budget deficits fail to expand Medicaid, and as the Department of Health and Human Services continues to issue waivers to businesses and insurance compa...
Raising the Medicare Eligibility Age Would Harm Seniors and Increase Health Care Spending
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicare, illness, health, elderly, study, society, ethics, healthcare, government, investigation, news, risks, safety )

Carrie
- 1290 days ago - americanprogress.org
In every deficit-reduction debate, policymakers look at the Medicare program to see where savings can be found, and the latest fiscal showdown negotiations are no different.
Bob Woodward: Obama Isn't Being Truthful on Medicare Cuts
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicare, Bob Woodward, Barack Obama, untruthful, Obama, lies, misleading claim, propaganda, factcheck, demagougery, false statement, mediscare, mendacity, lies in politics, false representations, misrepresentation )

Paula
- 1358 days ago - nationalreview.com
Woodward hits the president pretty hard here on his claim that Republicans will cut medicare, but he won't
The Uninsured Would Increase By Tens of Millions Under Paul Ryans Plan
Health & Wellness  (tags: Wendell Potter, Center for Public Integrity, Medicare, Medicaid, Paul Ryan plan, uninsured )

Dandelion
- 1409 days ago - current.com
Wendell Potter, senior analyst for the Center for Public Integrity and former head of public relations at CIGNA, analyze Paul Ryan's plan to restructure Medicare and to put states in charge of Medicaid. Would be taking us back to pre-Medicare days.
Say "Happy Birthday" to Medicare and Medicaid ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicaid, anniversary, research, information, medicine, disease, medicare, drugs, Congress, US, republicans )

Nancy
- 1421 days ago - fusa.convio.net
Next week, seniors, children, and people with disabilities across America will be joining together to celebrate the 47th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid. Unfortunately, Republican leaders aren't joining in on the celebration. Instead, they've...
Blood on the Chopping Block
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, Medicare, Medcaid, healthcare )

Kit
- 1829 days ago - truth-out.org
In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of. -- - Confucius -- An OP-ED by William Rivers Pitt
Misleading Medicare Mantra
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, death, disease, drugs, family, healthcare, illness, Medicare, medicine, prevention, protection, safety, society, treatment )

Kit
- 1833 days ago - jaredbernsteinblog.com
In fact, if the trust fund were to exhaust in 2024, income coming into the fund would still finance 90% of benefits. That's something to be avoided, but it's a different kind insolvency than that implied by the R's mantra.
Medicare for All Is the Solution
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, medicine, Medicare For All, medicare )

Norm
- 1898 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Medicare isn't the problem. It's the solution. The real problem is the soaring costs of health care that lie beneath Medicare. They're costs all of us are bearing in the form of soaring premiums, co-payments, and deductibles. Americans spend more on
'Shock Doctrine': GOP Elites Point a Gun at the Middle Class
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicare, health, healthcare, Health insurance, nutrition, safety )

Norm
- 1898 days ago - alternet.org
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan put out a budget proposal last week that will leave the vast majority of future retirees without decent health care by ending Medicare as we know it. According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis, mo
 

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