December 14, 2016: End to Free Annual Wellness Exams
Prior to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicare allowed for a one-time free check-up when seniors first joined the Medicare program. The ACA has provided free annual wellness exams for se Read More >
July 23, 2019:
Americans pay the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs. Medicare Part D drug prices are projected to increase by 4.7 percent each year until 2026 and are expected to be the fastest growing part of health care spe Read More >
September 20, 2017:
Republicans will vote on the Graham-Cassidy bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) the week of September 25th. If it passes, more than 32 million Americans will lose health coverage.
The bill will pool all federal h Read More >
March 24, 2017:
Reduces the solvency of the Medicare trust fund by 4 years by repealing the .09% payroll tax for high earners (individuals earning $200,000 and couples earning $250,000).
Cuts $880 bil Read More >
February 17, 2017: Speaker Ryan and the Republican leadership in Congress want make massive changes to Americans’ health care. They are working with President Trump to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and, at the same time, promising to Read More >
February 06, 2017: Social Security and Medicare Factsheet
The Many Faces of Social Security
Nearly 171 million workers contribute to Social Security through payroll taxes.
Nearly 61 million people receive monthly Social Security benefi Read More >
December 14, 2016: Below are materials that can be used in conjunction with the Alliance’s Save Medicare campaign.
Full Medicare Toolkit
Table of Contents
Save Medicare Cover Letter
Save Medicare Timeline
Save Medicare Read More >
December 01, 2016:
On January 3, 2017, Senator Mike Enzi, chair of the Senate Budget Committee, filed legislation to begin to dismantle our health care system. This is the first part of the Republican plan to radically alter our health care prog Read More >
December 02, 2015: What is Medicaid?
Medicaid is a social safety net program that provides health coverage for low-income pregnant women, children, the disabled and seniors.
Who is covered under Medicaid?
About 70 million people receive Med Read More >
March 08, 2018:
On February 12, 2018, President Trump submitted his Fiscal Year 2019 budget to Congress. Congress is not expected to act on his recommendations, because the House and Senate reached an agreement on a two-year spending deal e Read More >