Sunday, July 14, 2024

Tag: Medicare

The Medicare Advantage Paradox: How private insurers cost taxpayers billions

Recent studies and reports from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) reveal that MA overpayments have significantly burdened taxpayers.

The truth about Trumponomics

The MAGA agenda would make nearly every aspect of your life more expensive, while making the richest Americans even richer.

GOP’s ‘fiscal sanity’ plan under fire for targeting Social Security and...

This 180-page document proposes significant reforms to these cornerstone programs, stirring a debate that resonates deeply with American seniors and their advocates.

Alarm bells ring as GOP pushes ‘death panel’ agenda for Social...

The committee's actions come at a critical juncture, as President Biden, a staunch defender of Social Security and Medicare, prepares for a potential re-election battle against former President Donald Trump.

The great unwinding

The failing battle for health and healthcare in these all too disunited states.

Medicare on the brink: The shocking plot to privatize America’s lifeline...

The Project 2025 document, spearheaded by the Heritage Foundation, reflects a unified conservative strategy to reshape government policies, including Medicare.

Medicare launches first-ever drug price negotiations with pharmaceutical giants

"We are moving ahead to help people in spite of pharma's efforts to block negotiation in the courts."

Controversial Fiscal Commission Act – a cloaked threat to Social Security

"In the face of such monumental decisions, it's crucial that we prioritize the needs of those who rely on these programs the most."

Rebuking fiscal hypocrisy: how tax cuts for the wealthy have skyrocketed...

Exploring the roots of the U.S. debt crisis: unpacking how tax cuts for the rich have fueled fiscal challenges.

The veiled threat of fiscal commission as gateway to Social Security...

In a controversial move, the GOP-led House Budget Committee's hearing to establish a fiscal commission raises alarms for potential cuts in Social Security and Medicare, sparking widespread criticism and concerns for the future of these essential programs.

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FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.