Medicaid is a social safety net program that provides health coverage for low-income pregnant women, children, the disabled and seniors. It is the largest payer of nursing home and home care services.

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Medicaid Materials

  • Alliance Members Demonstrate for Health Care

    February 27, 2017: [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="17" gal_title="ACA Healthcare Rally 2-25"]   During last week’s Congressional recess, Senators and Members of Congress who want to roll back health care provisions met fierce resistance in Read More >

  • Retirees Mobilized to Save Affordable Health Care

    February 23, 2017: Will Ask Members Tough Questions About Plans to Raise the Medicare Eligibility Age and End Guaranteed Health Benefits Washington, DC – This week, as Senators and Members of Congress return to their home districts, members of Read More >

  • Defend Your Healthcare Rights

    February 17, 2017: Next week, February 18 - 26, Senators and Members of Congress leave Washington and return to their home districts to meet with their constituents. House Speaker Paul Ryan said yesterday that when they return, the legislation to Read More >

  • KHN: Everything You Need to Know About Block Grants – The Heart of GOP’s Medicaid Plans

    January 25, 2017: By: Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News is a national health policy news service that is part of the nonpartisan Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. President Donald Trump’s administration made explicit this weekend its commitm Read More >

  • Statement of Retiree Leader Richard Fiesta on Confirmation Hearings of Mick Mulvaney and Tom Price

    January 24, 2017: The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, as Trump cabinet nominee Tom Price testifies in the Finance Committee and Mick Mulvaney testifies in the Senate Budget Read More >

  • Retirees a Key Part of Protest Marches

    January 23, 2017: [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="12" gal_title="Womens Marches 2017"] Retirees were a key part of the worldwide movement that Saturday’s protest marches represented. For Alliance members, like many of the activists, the protests w Read More >

  • How We are Fighting for Your Retirement Security

    January 19, 2017: [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="10" gal_title="ACA Our First Stand"] On Sunday, January 15, seniors from across the country participated in more than 70 “Our First Stand” events in support of health care. Alliance members were 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 >

  • Health Coverage at Risk

    November 10, 2016: The health care of millions of Americans is at risk following Tuesday’s election. GOP politicians have tried to weaken Medicaid and repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) since its inception. Repealing the ACA is on Trump’s “f Read More >

  • KHN: Elderly Patients In The Hospital Need To Keep Moving

    August 16, 2016: By: Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News a national health policy news service that is part of the nonpartisan Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Thelma Atkins ended up in the University of Alabama at Birmingha Read More >

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