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Is Medicare on the brink of insolvency?

Is Medicare on the brink of…

November 4, 2015 – Sen. Marco Rubio has warned that Medicare will bankrupt itself unless his tax and “entitlement” reform proposals are implemented. If… Read more

Making the move from Obamacare to Medicare

Making the move from Obamacare to…

July 9, 2015 – People have been transitioning from individual coverage to Medicare for decades, but the process is a little different now that Obamacare… Read more

Disability and long-term care: What’s next?

Disability and long-term care: What’s…

January 7, 2013 – Howard Gleckman, one of the nation’s leading experts on family caregiving and long-term care and author of Caring for our Parents, talks… Read more

ACA’s CLASS Act pushed over the fiscal cliff

ACA’s CLASS Act pushed over the fiscal…

January 2, 2013 – CLASS was designed to complement private long-term care insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, and public disability programs. For Medicare… Read more

Medicare: know your limits and your doctor

Medicare: know your limits and your…

April 3, 2012 – Whether you are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan, only basic Medicare, or Medicare with a supplement (or gap) plan, there are aspects… Read more

What seniors should expect from ACOs

What seniors should expect from ACOs

January 10, 2012 – Each of these ACOs must show they meet over 30 quality measures, and those measures are what hold promise for participating seniors: an… Read more

Dirty little secret: Medicare is already privatized

Dirty little secret: Medicare is…

May 9, 2011 – It’s a dirty little secret that’s right out in the open: The GOP has already privatized Medicare for more than one out of four… Read more

Eric Cantor comes clean

Eric Cantor comes clean

May 5, 2011 – But the voucher-deep social Darwinism that Cantor's party prescribes is an ugly future in which to live. It's a future where if you are a… Read more

‘Obamacare’ puts $1 billion back in seniors’ pockets with even more relief coming

‘Obamacare’ puts $1 billion back in…

March 24, 2011 – On the one year anniversary of 'Obamacare', government health reforms have already put nearly a billion dollars back in the pockets of… Read more

Privatizing Medicare: less care, more cost

Privatizing Medicare: less care, more…

February 7, 2011 – Rep. Paul Ryan wants to replace Medicare as we know it with a system of vouchers that seniors would use to purchase health insurance on the… Read more