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Medicare Chief Warns Paul Ryan’s Voucher Plan Will Shift Costs To Seniors

“Other things being equal that’s correct,” Foster responded. Foster also agreed that the GOP’s ... (D-OR). The proposal may maintain traditional Medicare as an option and grow the premium support cred... read more

Democrats want GOP to show hand on Medicare in deficit negotiations

GOP leaders have floated the idea of hiking Medicare costs for wealthier beneficiaries – a proposal President Obama has repeatedly ... Sandy Levin (Mich.), the senior Democrat on the Ways and Means Co... read more

GOP’s Medicare Changes Could Weaken Traditional Benefit

The House GOP ... Medicare changes would shift costs to seniors by requiring them to pay more for office visits or in premiums. This could be particularly difficult for low-income Medicare enrollees. ... read more

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Few Seniors Support GOP Plan To Restructure Medicare

Senior citizens, whose fierce opposition to the 2010 health overhaul law helped propel Republicans ... Medicare rose from 50 percent to 68 percent. Results from other polls have varied widely on the p... read more


Ryan's 'Better Way' on Medicare would not be pain-free

With Republicans in control of ... Otherwise, Ryan’s reform could shift too much of the health care cost burden onto seniors’ shoulders. There are proposals to keep the traditional Medicare program ru... read more

Rep. Ryan Joins with Democratic Senator Wayden to Take Another Shot at Medicare Reform

Paul Ryan (R-WI), who proposed converting Medicare to a system where senior citizens were given vouchers ... The Ryan/Wyden voucher plan would shift a growing share of Medicare costs to beneficiaries ... read more

Baucus Urges GOP to Support His $900B Health Reform Bill

But Democrats are wary that two of the three GOP ... senior citizens and Medicare's precarious fiscal state. A summary of the Baucus proposal said it "dramatically increases the focus on and coverage ... read more

Congress, CMS Taking Key Steps to Examine Drug Costs

"We will continue with more regulatory and legislative proposals, and we will work with Democrats and Republicans, until we see list prices come down." The Medicare program represents a path for immed... read more

Liberals dare Trump to back their bills lowering drug prices

But the effort could put Republicans on the ... not government programs are bearing the cost. By comparison, Trump's international pricing proposal would not apply to retail pharmacy drugs purchased b... read more

The GOP Tax Plan Could Force Trump to Break His Promise to Seniors

In other words, if the 10-year cost of a program is greater than $0 -- in the case of the GOP tax plan ... to be cut from Medicare, the healthcare program that covers about 58 million Americans, of wh... read more

5 ways Trump is changing health care

Another major focus of the President: the cost of drugs. Like Democrats, Trump has repeatedly decried the rising price of drugs, and his administration has unveiled multiple proposals ... Medicare Adv... read more

Baucus: Don't shift health costs to seniors in 'fiscal cliff' deal

We need to focus on what we can influence, and that’s overall health care costs ... in cuts to Medicare, putting America’s seniors at risk. Nothing could be further from the truth," Baucus said. "Ther... read more



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