Saturday, July 24, 2021

Tag: Medicare

Schumer backs Sanders’ proposal to include dental, hearing, and vision care...

“With the current Medicare platform, those three things are just left out, like it’s no big deal,” said the Democratic leader. “But it is a big deal and we should fix it.”

Coalition calls for bold pricing reforms to save $450 billion on...

"Allowing Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices and then reinvesting those savings back into the program to expand services further strengthens our path towards universal coverage for all."

Pressed by Sanders, Democrats aim to lower Medicare eligibility age in...

"In the rescue plan, we were able to take a major step forward in lowering child poverty—very important. Now I want to deal with issues facing seniors as well."

‘Seems like a good policy!’ CBO shows Medicare for All could...

"A large share of Medicare administrative costs are tied up in tasks like eligibility determination... that would no longer exist in a Medicare for All system."

Seniors rising against Trump

If retaining the support of seniors is key the Trump’s re-election, then he’s just made a wrong turn.

Alert! Social Security and Medicare are in critical danger

Trump launches attack on key programs for the elderly...

Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

On Medicare and Medicaid’s 55th birthday, let’s expand benefits—not cut them

That includes improving Medicare and Medicaid, and expanding them to cover everyone in America.

Sanders calls on ‘do-nothing’ Senate to approve $2,000 monthly checks, cancel...

“This I know: nothing will happen unless the American people stand up, fight back, and demand, in overwhelming numbers, that the Senate act.”

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Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Undercover investigations expose brutal wildlife killing contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

Ethiopians are faced with a choice: unite and prosper or withdraw into ethnic rivalries and fall into further conflict and discord.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”