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As Medicare marks 50 years of success, seniors look to Congress for help with hearing aid coverage

Across the country, seniors and their advocates are preparing to celebrate Medicare’s 50th anniversary on July 30th. And, they have good reason to celebrate. Through the years, with the guidance of health policy experts and support from Congress and the White House, Medicare has proven to be a dynamic program with a successful record of addressing the changing health needs of persons 65 years of age and older. But, for a program which fills a critical need for millions of beneficiaries, the lack of certain coverage which addresses the well-being of the whole person must be a part of the planning strategy for the next 50 years. Hearing, vision and dental services are not currently covered by Medicare. This leaves millions of seniors at a loss to pay for services that are crucial to maintaining a healthy, independent lifestyle.     

Governor Christie “Tells It Like It Isn’t”  About Social Security, Medicare

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s decision to add his name to the growing roster of benefit cut candidates running in GOP Presidential primary offers little reassurance to millions of American families who are facing a retirement crisis. He doesn’t live up to his ‘Tell it like it is’ campaign slogan when he avoids the facts about the stability of Social Security and Medicare. 

Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Will End Social Security Discrimination for Families Nationwide

Today’s historic Supreme Court ruling touches the lives of millions of Americans and their families in many ways.  It ends the discriminatory patchwork of laws that has given some same-sex partners legal rights that were denied to their neighbors in other states.  

Supreme Court Obamacare Ruling

Today’s Supreme Court decision impacts so many more Americans than just those in federal health exchanges created by Obamacare.  Thankfully, the Court’s ruling today preserves the many benefits and savings that Americans have received through the Affordable Care Act and avoids the damage that could have been done to our entire American health care system. 

Lessons from Today’s Trade Drama:  Hands Off Medicare

In spite of all the political sleight of hand and twisting of the legislative process into a pretzel to pass the trade package, there is one clear lesson today:  Medicare does not belong in the trade debate.  Period. 

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