Biden administration chooses first 10 drugs for Medicare price negotiations
The Inflation Reduction Act also made common adult vaccines, including shingles and TDAP, free for certain Medicare enrollees. Monthly insulin costs for Medicare enrollees were also reduced to $35 for Part D beneficiaries as part of the IRA, and beginning in 2025 annual out-of-pocket prescription drug costs will be capped at $2,000.
New Medicare proposal would cover training for family caregivers
Even with extensive caregiving experience, Patti LaFleur was unprepared for the crisis that hit in April 2021, when her mother, Linda LaTurner, fell out of a chair and broke her hip. LaTurner, 71, had been diagnosed with early-onset dementia seven years before. For two years, she’d been living with LaFleur, who managed insulin injections for […]
Pa. has eliminated its Medicaid provider application backlog, removing barriers to care | Opinion
The move allows providers to do what they do best: Care for people.
Pa. Rep. Scott Perry needs to stop playing politics with our livelihoods. This is why | Opinion
Republicans, including Perry, must not attack the essential benefits that so many Americans rely upon.
Older voters delivered for Dems in 2020. Will they repeat in Pa. in 2022? | Monday Morning Coffee
A new DNC ad campaign in Pa. targets GOP on Social Security, Medicare.
New Dem ad in Pa. hits GOP plan to sunset Medicare, Social Security | Thursday Morning Coffee
Abortion rights are on the ballot on May 17. But Dems aren't letting voters forget about these key pocketbook issues.
How House Democrats would expand Medicare and Medicaid and lower prescription drug costs
The proposals were drafted based on President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better” policy plan. The House Democrats’ outline may be altered in the Senate, where some senators want to tweak those policies (including getting those upgraded Medicare benefits to seniors sooner).