Thursday, February 22, 2024

Tag: Medicare

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.

Baltimore joins over 100 US cities in official endorsement of Medicare...

The resolution is seen as a step toward addressing health inequities and improving outcomes for all residents in Baltimore and beyond.

Medicare Advantage overbills taxpayers by $140 billion a year—enough to wipe...

"Medicare Advantage is just another example of the endless greed of the insurance industry poisoning American healthcare," says a new report from Physicians for a National Health Program.

Pharma-funded Republicans go to bat for drug industry as Medicare moves...

"Any effort by far-right Republicans to paint lowering the costs of prescription drug prices for Americans as a bad thing is laughable."

Biden announces 10 drugs subject to price cuts with Medicare

The Biden administration said the negotiations could save could save taxpayers money.

Sanders, Jayapal, Dingell more than 120 colleagues in House and Senate...

"The American people understand, as I do, that health care is a human right, not a privilege."

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After two years of war in Ukraine, it’s time for peace

The two years of war in Ukraine that have resulted from the U.S. decision to block the neutrality agreement negotiated between Russia and Ukraine in March 2022 in favor of a long war with Russia.

US and its politicians defend Israel’s occupation and civilian casualties in Gaza at International...

As the international community awaits the ICJ's verdict, the U.S. position underscores the complex diplomatic landscape surrounding the Israeli occupation and the search for a sustainable peace solution.