Category Archives: healthcare reform

Raising the Medicare age….to 67

As bipartisan talks between Republicans and Democrats continue in Washington regarding Medicare and budget deficits, two senators are proposing something unique or let’s just say, ‘out-of-the-box’.  Case in point: Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., & Republican Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma … Continue reading

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Medicare and both political parties proposals

As the U.S. reached a $14.3 trillion debt, and is maxed out on its credit limit, both Republicans and Democrats continue to look for ways in negotiating bipartisan proposals to solve our nation’s debt crisis.  While the House Republican plan … Continue reading

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Medicare and the GOP Budget Plan

There has been much debate between the GOP budget plan as a credible plan to save Medicare as we know it today versus Democrats’ charge of the plan as nothing more than a disservice against the elderly in our nation.  … Continue reading

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Affordable Care Act working for Medicare recipients; $40M saved in doughnut hole

Today, the Obama administration announced that Medicare beneficiaries, particularly Seniors, have saved $40 million in brand-name drug costs under healthcare reform.  In addition, about 4 million seniors who were in the Medicare drug coverage gap in 2010 have received their … Continue reading

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Health Reform initiative without much disagreement: Prevention

Since passing the Healthcare Reform law last year (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act), the Obama Administration faced criticism not only from the Republican Party but also from health professionals, and even some from the President’s own party.  Much of … Continue reading

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Obama Administration giving States flexibility on Healthcare Reform

Yesterday, President Obama presented a new fact sheet that will enable States to have the power and flexibility to find ways on making healthcare solutions that would work best for them.  This fact sheet motions the State Innovation Waivers that … Continue reading

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4 Medicare Myths

Medicare, enacted into law in 1965 as a provision of the Social Security Act in that year serves more than 46 million seniors and disabled people today in the United States.  A federal health program that provides health insurance coverage … Continue reading

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