Medicare

REPEAL? REPLACE? REVISE? REPAIR? Who Knows?…

What do we know? Resistance and voters being vocal is working! Chances are that if you are reading this, you have more than a passing interest in the biggest debate of our lifetimes.  There is no more vital issue to human beings than their health, and all of the related activities associated with either being […]

Happy Birthday to Medicare & Medicaid!

This month marks a half-century of health care coverage for elderly, impoverished, and disabled Americans by Medicare & Medicaid.  The dream of covering all Americans with health insurance began more than a century ago with President Theodore Roosevelt in 1912 and was supported by presidential advocates along the way in F. D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman, […]

The Future of Medicare: Cutting Through the Noise

The Future of Medicare: Cutting Through the Noise

An even larger than usual amount of information has been circulating recently regarding the future of Medicare, with the issue taking center stage as the 2012 elections loom. Unfortunately, not all of the information out there is accurate.

Health Reform and Medicare: Overview of Key Provisions

Click here to watch a 20 minute from Kaiser Family Foundation to help you better understand the Affordable Care Act and Medicare.

The People Prevail: Healthcare Law Upheld

SCOTUS

The United States Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the people and has almost entirely upheld the Affordable Care Act. There are many beneficial provisions that have already improved and saved millions of lives.

More Now Qualify for Medicare Part D

If you receive Medicare Part D (prescription drug coverage) but have limited income and resources, here is important news. In 2010, more people than ever will qualify for “Extra Help” because of some important changes.