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  • If the Affordable Care Act is Repealed, What Happens to Medicare and Seniors?

    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 >

  • Medicare and Prescription Drug Prices

    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 >

  • Trumpcare – Latest Proposal and its Impact on Seniors

    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 >

  • How are seniors affected by Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump’s American Health Care Act?

    March 24, 2017: Raids Medicare 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). Guts Medicaid Cuts $880 bil Read More >

  • Decoding Deceptive Health Care Promises

    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 >

  • 2017 Social Security and Medicare Factsheet

    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 >

  • Medicare Toolkit

    December 14, 2016: Below are materials that can be used in conjunction with the Alliance’s Save Medicare campaign. Full Medicare Toolkit Cover Sheet Table of Contents Save Medicare Cover Letter Save Medicare Timeline Save Medicare Read More >

  • Medicare at Risk in 2017

    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 >

  • Medicaid Factsheet 2015

    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 >

  • President Trump’s FY 2019 Budget

    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 >

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