Medicare and the Affordable Care Act

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Barbara Kennelly of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, and Dr. Ben Williamowsky of Silver Spring, Md., a Medicare recipient, held a news conference today to discuss benefits of and misconceptions about the Affordable Care Act and Medicare.

The participants highlighted a four-page brochure, "Medicare and the New Health Care Law, What it Means for...

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Understand Obamacare in 13 Minutes (Part II)

What did the Affordable Care Act do? We explain how health care reform changed Medicare and Medicaid and help you understand how much the law is expected to cost the federal government and how it might affect health care costs.

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Senator LeMieux on Health Care Effort: Dont Cut Medicare (excerpts)

U.S. Senator George LeMieux (R-FL) spoke out against proposed cuts to Medicare contained in the House and Senate health care reform proposals. Both the House bill and the Senate Finance Committee proposal include half a trillion dollars in cuts to Medicare programs, including Medicare Advantage the program that currently has more than 900,000 Florida seniors enrolled.

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Healthcare Reform and Medicare Cuts ~ Fact Check

Charles Ingoglia, Vice President of Public Policy and Technical Assistance for the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, dispels rumors of wholesale mental health Medicare cuts in the healthcare reform proposal.

With more than fifteen years experience in behavioral healthcare, Charles Ingoglia has worked as a provider, advocate, and educator for government and public sector mental health organizations at the national and local levels.

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Rep. Thompson Applauds House Passage of Medicare Improvement Bill

Rep. Thompson applauded the passage of H.R. 3178, the Medicare Part B Improvement Act of 2017, a package of bipartisan Medicare reforms. The bill included two provisions authored by Rep. Thompson.

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Conservatives Push Back Against Deal for Medicare Payments

Conservative lawmakers today expressed their dismay toward a deal fostered between House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi that would reform doctors' payments under Medicare.

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Health Benefits, Health Plans, Affordable Care Act Plans, Medicare Supplement Insurance, La Jolla CA

SFG Benefits specializes in health benefits, health insurance, medical insurance, Affordable Care Act plans, California Exchange plans, Medicare supplement insurance, Medicare Advantage, Medigap plans, and dental & vision insurance. Their goal is to become your trusted health plan adviser and support system, whether you have questions, need help with a claim or want a staff person to contact the insurance company on your behalf. They conduct regular evaluations of your plan benefits to ensure...

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Webinar: MACRA & Telehealth Pave Way to Reimbursement

MACRA is a transformative, law poised to drive payment and delivery reform across the payer mix for the foreseeable future. This new policy may ultimately lead the American health care system away from a fee-for-service model and towards new risk-bearing, value-based, coordinated care models.

Avizia was joined by Krista Drobac, Partner at Sirona Strategies and long-time expert and advisor for legislative and regulatory issues around Medicaid, Medicare, delivery system reform, the Affordable...

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The Lieberman-Coburn Proposal to Save Medicare and Reduce the Debt

Senators Lieberman and Coburn spoke with Fox News' Neil Cavuto about their Medicare reform proposal.

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Ryan says Republicans to target welfare, Medicare, Medicaid spending in 2018

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) said on a radio show on Dec. 6, 2017, that “we're going to have to get back next year at entitlement reform, which is how you tackle the debt and deficit.”.

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Trump or Clinton Who is better for Medicare

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Hardball GOP now running away from Medicare reform

Hardball GOP now running away from Medicare reform

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Medicare: Health Reform and Seniors - How will the recently passed health reform legislation impact seniors in Medicare? There are literally hundreds of provisions that seniors should know about. In this video, the National Committee details the key provisions of the health reform bill affecting Medicare beneficiaries. Get the facts about healthcare reform and how it will touch your life.

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Health Care Reform Strengthens Medicare

Rep. Wasserman Schultz spoke on the floor about the benefits to medicare in health care reform, stressing that the reforms will strengthen, not hurt, our seniors by extending Medicare's solvency for years to come, improving access to doctors, and lowering Medicare drug prices by beginning to close the "donut hole immediately.

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From: RepWassermanSchultz

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Medicare Reform Mistakes -

Medicare Reform Mistakes are hurting people with disabilities or serious medical needs, nationwide.

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Together, we can support Medicare reform that helps, not hurts.

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Will Health Care Reform Keep My Doctor in Medicare?

Will Health Care Reform Keep My Doctor in Medicare?

In a new series of videos, older Americans and people from organizations that represent them speak honestly about how health care reform would impact seniors.

In todays video, doctors explain why Medicare, without health care reform, will require physicians to take considerable pay cuts, potentially forcing them to refuse Medicare patients or close their practices.

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From: AARPWashington

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Tammy Duckworth Responds to Medicare Reform

Tammy Duckworth on Medicare reform: "I'm not ready to look at that now..."

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Tax Reform and Cutting $500 Billion from Medicare

Learn more about the connection between "tax reform" and "cutting Medicare".

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From: Daniel Folkman

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Ryan: Kill health reform, save Medicare

Repeal health reform, reform welfare and simplify the tax code. Rep. Paul Ryan says these steps will reduce the deficit and support self-sufficiency in America.

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Senator Cantwell Floor Speech on Medicare Reform

Senator Cantwell Floor Speech on Medicare Reform

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From: Senator Maria Cantwell

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Reform Reality Check: Your Medicare is safe, and stronger with reform

Robert Kocher of the National Economic Council debunks the myth that Health Insurance Reform would be financed by cutting Medicare benefits. To the contrary, reform would simply eliminate waste and unnecessary subsidies to insurance companies. August 10, 2009. (Public Domain)

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From: The Obama White House

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