Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: Medicare

‘They’re going to lose,’ says Sanders as corporations mobilize against $3.5T...

"We will expand Medicare to provide dental, vision, and hearing coverage to benefit seniors, not to pad the profits of healthcare industry CEOs."

On Medicare’s 56th birthday, activists deliver 125,000+ petitions urging Congress to...

"We need Medicare for All. In fact, we needed Medicare for All yesterday."

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."

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Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

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“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.