Tag Archives: Medicare

Don’t Panic! We Can Expand Social Security and Medicare

Posted at http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/07/29/dont-panic-we-can-expand-social-security-and-medicare Published on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 By Campaign for America’s Future Blog by Richard Eskow (Photo: flickr / cc / Robert Neff) Actuarial science is the art of prediction. And speaking of predictions, here’s one that hasn’t … Continue reading

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What to Make of the Fiscal Cliff Deal?

From the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (http://www.pennbpc.org): Posted by Sharon Ward at http://thirdandstate.org/2013/january/what-make-fiscal-cliff-deal on January 3, 2013 1:42 pm The agreement reached by President Obama and Congress on January 1 was both historic and disappointing — and it leaves much unsettled. The urgency … Continue reading

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Tell Senator Casey to Support the SAVE for All Letter

From NETWORK (http://www.networklobby.org): Recently, NETWORK lobby staff Sister Marge Clark and Rachael Travis met with Senator Casey’s staff to discuss the SAVE for All letter. At NETWORK, we believe that the SAVE for All letter is a way to encourage our … Continue reading

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New Poll Finds Majority Oppose Making Changes to Medicare

Posted at http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/244879-poll-voters-prefer-obama-over-romney-on-medicare By Daniel Strauss - 08/23/12 07:28 AM ET Voters in three key battleground states want Medicare to stay the way it is rather than change under a reform plan supported by Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, according to … Continue reading

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Medicare Patients Have Few Complaints

From Public News Service-PA (http://www.publicnewsservice.org): By Joyce Frieden, News Editor, MedPage Today; Published: July 21, 2012 Medicare beneficiaries seem to be happier with their coverage than those with employer-sponsored private health insurance, according to a survey by the Commonwealth Fund. One-fifth … Continue reading

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Discovering the Truth about Health Reform

From Public News Service-PA (http://www.publicnewsservice.org): Tom Joseph, Public News Service-PA Article posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php?/content/article/27418-1 (07/16/12) HARRISBURG, Pa. – Republican leaders in the House voted last week to repeal the Affordable Care Act, saying it’s not good for the country. Experts … Continue reading

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What the Affordable Health Act Means for You

From PathWays PA (http://www.pathwayspa.org): Following the recent Supreme Court Decision on the Affordable Care Act, we thought we would remind you of how it may affect your life.  Below is a timeline of when aspects of the bill have or will … Continue reading

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Tell Congress to Protect Healthcare Reform

From NETWORK (http://www.networklobby.org): The Supreme Court has upheld President Obama’s signature healthcare reform law, an important step in providing universal healthcare coverage. This week, for the thirty-first time, the House is expected to vote on repealing this law. Key provisions … Continue reading

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Interfaith Nationwide Prayer Vigils via Teleconference

From Faithful Reform in Health Care (http://www.faithfulreform.org):   Wednesdays – October 12 & November 9 12 noon-12:20 pm eastern [11 am central; 10 am mountain; 9 am pacific]   RSVP for October 12 at http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/1973/signup_page/rsvp101211 [Advance registration required by Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Prayers for Health Care—What You Can Do

From Faithful Reform in Health Care (http://www.faithfulreform.org):   What an inspirational time of prayer as hundreds of people of faith shared in a Prayer Vigil via teleconference on September 14!  We are grateful for the faith leaders who provided the … Continue reading

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