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  • Medicare Prescription Drug Negotiations Legislation

    November 19, 2018: Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) introduced the Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act, H.R. 6505 on July 25, 2018. This legislation will require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate drug pric Read More >

  • 2018 Social Security and Medicare Factsheet

    January 17, 2018: Social Security and Medicare Factsheet The Many Faces of Social Security Nearly 173 million workers contribute to Social Security through payroll taxes. Nearly 62 million people receive monthly Social Security benef 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 >

  • If the Affordable Care Act is Repealed, What Happens to Medicare and Seniors?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

  • Social Security & Medicare Current Facts & Figures 2016

    January 21, 2016: The Many Faces of Social Security Nearly 165 million workers contribute to Social Security through payroll taxes. Nearly 59 million people receive monthly Social Security benefits, including: 42.5 million receive retirem Read More >

  • Medicare Drug Discounts: A Sensible Solution for Deficit Reduction

    December 02, 2015: As Congress debates reducing the deficit and demanding health savings, one area where Congress can find significant savings is drug costs. The government should use its bulk purchasing power to obtain the best possible price for p Read More >

  • Social Security & Medicare Facts

    December 02, 2015: The Many Faces of Social Security Nearly 168 million workers contribute to Social Security through payroll taxes.  Nearly 59 million people receive monthly Social Security benefits, including:  41.9 million receive ret Read More >

  • Medicare Provisions in Budget Agreement 2016

    November 13, 2015: On November 2, 2015, President Obama signed a budget agreement that lifts the sequester level for two years, increasing funding for defense and non-defense discretionary spending by $80 billion, and lifts the debt-ceiling until 20 Read More >

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