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  1. Ducey to ask feds to OK co-pays, other Medicaid changesRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... of five years. Former Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill with those requirements in 2014, and the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has said such rules were unlikely to be approved. States that sought to add work requirements were ...

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  2. Golden Anniversary with an Enduring Commitment to Strengthen the Program for Future GenerationsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    Chicago, Illinois - AMA Marks Medicare's Golden Anniversary with an Enduring Commitment to Strengthen the Program for Future Generations - Steven J. Stack, MD President, American Medical Association: "The AMA marks Medicare's golden anniversary with an eye to the future and a commitment to work in partnership with patients, policy-makers, private and public insurers, hospitals, community-based organizations to build a more sustainable health care system that remains viable for future generations. Physicians are dedicated to strengthening and improving the Medicare system.

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  3. Chris Matthews Distorts Bernie Sanders' Democratic SocialismRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    ... a radical Socialist. Unfortunately for him, the Democratic candidates largely agree on matters of Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Equal Rights and Immigration Reform. They are markedly different from the GOP clown car which would like to ...

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  4. Trump adopts standard GOP economic tripeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... this to justify their not paying taxes and to convince the 99% that their individual stakes in Social Security and Medicare should be cut, so as to prevent this coming storm. Of course, they never mention that the programs' solvency have already ...

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  5. Disability program needs to be reformedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... It also could serve as the catalyst and provide a template for reforming the Social Security Retirement, and Medicare and Medicaid programs. The president and Congress need to take immediate action to address this insolvency projected in less than a ...

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  6. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Issues NoticeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Insurance News Net

    It is possible that an interested party may need specific information and not be able to determine from the listed information whether the issuance or regulation would fulfill that need. Consequently, we are providing contact persons to answer general questions concerning each of the addenda published in this notice.

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  7. Reed Endorsing Jeb Bush For Pres...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    ... federal budget and making America energy secure. Reed said he favors Bush's stance to preserve Social Security and Medicare. "He's all in on that and I'm all in on that," Reed said. "We've got to save these programs, and the sooner we do it, the ...

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  8. Happy Times! Obama says Medicare, Medicaid, 'not in crisis'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | American Thinker

    President Obama marked the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid in his weekly address, saying that Obamacare is "finishing the job" begun by Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. He also made the spurious claim that the two federal health care programs are not in crisis, and those who say they're in trouble are playing politics: According to Obama, those who say "Medicare and Medicaid are in crisis" are doing so as "a political excuse to cut their funding, privatize them, or phase them out entirely."

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  9. Pros and Cons of Amnesty for Illegal ImmigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    ... law. By providing the undocumented workers with amnesty, they could be paid legally and pay taxes, contributing to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security, the NLCATP reported . 2. Welfare dollars would be going toward American legal residents. ...

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  10. The growing wealth gap that nobody is talking aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    ... and the generation also benefited from the expansion of the American safety net, including Social Security and Medicare, during their lives. "[P]eople born in the first half of the 20th century simply may have been in the right place at the right ...

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  11. Can you afford to live to 100?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | USA Today

    ... can help you cover these expenses and other services you may need when you're unable to do everyday tasks. Medicare only pays for long-term care if you required skilled nursing care, but only for a relatively short period of time (a maximum of 100 ...

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  12. Medicare star-system comes to home healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Philly.com

    To ease that task, Medicare has begun issuing ratings - from one to five stars - to home health agencies based on quality of patient care. The quick summaries are based on far more detailed information the government has long collected and posts in searchable form at www.medicare.gov .

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  13. Medicare just turned 50, and we should all look so good | EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | NJ.com

    Medicare has undeniably made us a more civilized nation, where old people don't die in pain without needed care. Happy anniversary, Medicare.

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  14. Arbor Wealth: Health care and plight of older AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Walton Sun

    ... is health care the only problematic sector. But it is also interesting to note that those 65 and older who have Medicare coverage, compared to those aged 55-64 who do not, still pay four percent more in health care costs than do those of a slightly ...

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  15. Reed Endorsing Jeb Bush For PresidencyRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    ... federal budget and making America energy secure. Reed said he favors Bush's stance to preserve Social Security and Medicare. "He's all in on that and I'm all in on that," Reed said. "We've got to save these programs, and the sooner we do it, the ...

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  16. When to talk about end of life careRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Item

    ... many patients and doctors avoid. It's a service most insurance policies wouldn't pay for. But that soon may change. Medicare and many private insurance companies are expected to reimburse physicians - in a variety of specialties, as well as nurse ...

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  17. Savvy Senior: Financial aid for older adults going back to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Maryland Gazette

    ... Here are some steps to take that can help you find it. I am turning 65 this year, and I plan on enrolling into Medicare. When and how do I enroll? How do I pay my monthly Part B premiums since I don't plan on drawing a Social Security check until I ...

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  18. Covering the Bases: Enrolling in Medicare and paying the premiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Maryland Gazette

    I am turning 65 this year, and I plan on enrolling into Medicare. When and how do I enroll? How do I pay my monthly Part B premiums since I don't plan on drawing a Social Security check until I am 66? To enroll into Medicare, you need to contact the Social Security Administration.

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  19. Then & Now: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    In this July 30, 1965, file photo, President Lyndon Johnson signs the Medicare Bill into law while former President Harry S. Truman, right, observes during a ceremony at the Truman Library in Independence, Mo. At rear are Lady Bird Johnson, Vice President Hubert Humphrey, and former first lady Bess Truman.

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  20. Is Bernie stuck in the middle with the Donald?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... announcing his run for the Republican nomination), Trump went on record as supporting funding Social Security and Medicare rather than cutting them. Earlier, at the CPAC conference,.Trump addressed his fellow Republicans, as follows: "As ...

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