Posts Tagged ‘Medicare’

The Medicare Advantage Paradox: How private insurers cost taxpayers billions

Recent studies and reports from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) reveal that MA overpayments have significantly burdened taxpayers. Source

GOP’s ‘fiscal sanity’ plan under fire for targeting Social Security and Medicare amidst 2024 electoral battle

This 180-page document proposes significant reforms to these cornerstone programs, stirring a debate that resonates deeply with American seniors and their advocates. Source

Big Pharma wants taxpayers to pay for risky obesity drugs – but Medicare can’t afford it

(NaturalNews) Greedy pharmaceutical companies have come up with a new way to ensure the money keeps rolling in for their controversial diabetes drugs that many… Source

Medicare on the brink: The shocking plot to privatize America’s lifeline for seniors unveiled!

The Project 2025 document, spearheaded by the Heritage Foundation, reflects a unified conservative strategy to reshape government policies, including Medicare. Source

Medicare launches first-ever drug price negotiations with pharmaceutical giants

“We are moving ahead to help people in spite of pharma’s efforts to block negotiation in the courts.” Source

‘Medicare for All’ bill becomes part of Dean Phillips’ presidential pitch

Dean Phillips, the Democratic congressmember challenging Joe Biden, is endorsing “Medicare for All” legislation, aligning himself with the progressive movement in one of its longstanding gripes with the White House. The Minnesota representative, for the first time, is signing onto a bill that would create a single-payer health care system in America. Phillips, who shared […]

Data from US Medicare and the New Zealand Ministry of Health shows, beyond any doubt, that the COVID vaccines have killed millions

From Steve Kirsch @ substack It’s finally here: record-level data showing vaccine timing and death date. There is no confusion any longer: the vaccines are unsafe and have killed, on average, around 1 person per 1,000 doses. Executive summary Today you will get to see the data that nobody wants you to see. FINALLY. No […]

Medicare Part B premiums to rise by 6 percent in 2024

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the monthly Medicare Part A and B premiums for 2024 on Thursday, with the costs set to go up by 6 percent next year. The premiums would increase by $9.80 from $164.90 to $174.70 in 2024 and the annual deductible for Medicare Part B beneficiaries will… […]

Medicare Advantage overbills taxpayers by $140 billion a year—enough to wipe out Medicare premiums

“Medicare Advantage is just another example of the endless greed of the insurance industry poisoning American healthcare,” says a new report from Physicians for a National Health Program. Source

Supreme Court Revives Whistleblowers’ Medicare, Medicaid Fraud Lawsuits

Authored by Matthew Vadum via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), The Supreme Court resurrected two whistleblower lawsuits against companies for allegedly defrauding Medicare and Medicaid. The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington on June 7, 2023. (Madalina Vasiliu/The Epoch Times) The cases concern the federal False Claims Act (FCA), a key tool the government uses […]

Sanders, Jayapal lan town hall on healthcare as human right to promote Medicare for All bill

“There are millions of people who would like to go to a doctor but cannot afford to do so,” said Sanders. “This is an outrage. In America, your health and your longevity should not be dependent on your wealth.” Source

Joe Biden Moves to Cut Medicare Advantage

President Joe Biden’s administration announced that it would cut Medicare Advantage, after the president has frequently claimed that Republicans want to slash Medicare and Social Security. Source

Mike Pompeo: Next GOP President Must Consider Changes to Medicare, Social Security

While the Republican Party fights internally on how to address entitlement benefits like medicare and social security, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the next Republican president “has to be more serious” than previous GOP presidents about addressing the national debt, even if it means making significant changes to Social Security and Medicare. Pompeo’s […]

Big Pharma and GOP allies aim to sabotage Medicare drug price reforms

“Patients fought hard for the reforms in the Inflation Reduction Act—and we won’t let Big Pharma and its allies’ fearmongering scare us.” Source

CLOT PROFITS: Medicare spent over $15 billion on blood thinners last year, after covid jabs grew CLOTS

(Natural News) How many millions of Americans will be prescribed blood thinners for the damage the COVID-19 clot shots are doing to their vascular system right now? Yet, those blood thinners won’t even work for the bizarre, rubbery, nano-tech clots formed in the bodies of the injected, because they are not the same as normal […]

CLOT PROFITS: Medicare spent over $15 billion on blood thinners last year, after covid jabs grew CLOTS

(Natural News) How many millions of Americans will be prescribed blood thinners for the damage the COVID-19 clot shots are doing to their vascular system right now? Yet, those blood thinners won’t even work for the bizarre, rubbery, nano-tech clots formed in the bodies of the injected, because they are not the same as normal […]

Amazon Joins The Medicare Privatization Spree

Amazon, the $1.25 trillion company founded and led by Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos, has announced that it is acquiring One Medical, a private equity-backed primary care provider that generates over half of its revenue from Medicare. While Amazon’s profits from its core consumer retail business are dwindling, in part because of heightened competition from brick-and-mortar retailers that were shut […]

Minister Removes Term ‘Birthing Parent’ From Australian Medicare Forms

Australia’s minister for government services has stepped in and ordered the removal of the term “birthing parent” from Medicare documents. Bill Shorten, the minister for government services, said the forms were used in a pilot program rolled out across three hospitals under the previous government. “When I was informed of this situation yesterday, I instructed […]

Pharma mobilizes army of lobbyists to tank Democrats’ Medicare drug pricing plan

“Big Pharma is fighting hard to keep their price-setting monopoly intact,” said one advocacy coalition. Source

Biden Hikes Medicare Prices And Funnels Profits to Private Insurers

Jun 1, 2022•Matthew Cunningham-Cook Biden Hikes Medicare Prices And Funnels Profits to Private Insurers The largest-ever Medicare premium increase will pad the pockets of insurance executives who donated millions to the president’s election campaign. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) SHARE Last week, the Biden administration quietly reaffirmed its decision to enact the highest Medicare premium hikes in history right […]

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Sanders demands refunds for seniors hit by Medicare premium hike

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday demanded refunds for seniors who have been hit by the 2022 Medicare premium hike after federal health officials recommended limiting the program’s coverage of Aduhelm, the unproven and expensive Alzheimer’s drug responsible for a large chunk of the premium increase. In a statement, Sanders said CMS officials’ preliminary decision Tuesday […]

The Capitalist Death-Drive, Afghan Sanctions, Attack On Medicare

 Lee Camp looks at how the capitalist system sits at the heart of the worst problems facing society. In this history lesson, Camp takes you back to the feudal system, to the creation of corporations and currency, to the modern system that’s destroying the lives of the poor today. The ruling class don’t even […]

Medicare Data Show 48,465 Deaths Over 80 Within 14 Days of Shots: Scrubbed, Counted As Non Vaccinated

Medicare Data Show 48,465 Deaths Over 80 Within 14 Days of Shots: Scrubbed As Non Vaccinated LewRockwell / No Author This below was submitted as a comment by Edmond Paré. It is of critical importance, as a follow up to the Pfizer smoking gun documents, which Gate funded “fact checkers” are busy denying. [Their essential […]

Medicare Data Shows 48,465 Deaths Over 80 Within 14 Days Of Shots: Scrubbed As Non Vaccinated: Renz

Medicare Data Shows 48,465 Deaths Over 80 Within 14 Days Of Shots: Scrubbed As Non Vaccinated: Renz Over 1/4 of Remdesivir Treated Died Within 14 Days, Mostly Kidney Failure By Celia Farber The Truth BarrierDecember 11, 2021 This below was submitted as a comment by Edmond Paré. It is of critical importance, as a follow […]

Democrats Have Taken Medicare For All Off The Table

Above Photo: “The single payer groups should be saying—you get nothing from us unless we get everything we want from you.” Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. And It’s A Shame. “Nobody in Congress can be counted on to stand with what the people need as opposed to caving to the demands of party leadership,” warns veteran single-payer […]

60% of senior citizens hospitalized with COVID were ‘fully vaccinated’: Medicare report

The Blogging Hounds The ‘fully vaccinated’ dominate COVID hospitalizations and cases in new Medicare data uncovered by medical freedom advocate Thomas Renz. (LifeSiteNews) – Nearly 60 percent of recent COVID-19 hospitalizations occurred in the “fully vaccinated,” according to new Medicare data. Apresentationlast week for Project Salus, an AI-based COVID program of the Department of Defense […]

Nearly 50k Medicare patients died soon after getting COVID shot

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 by: Mike Adams (Natural News) Critical information exposing vaccine genocide is now emerging. Attorney Thomas Renz presented this bombshell information at the Clay Clark ReAwaken America Tour event in Colorado Springs this last Saturday. The following text is sourced from the description to his video as well as LifeSiteNews which has covered these […]

On Medicare’s 56th birthday, activists deliver 125,000+ petitions urging Congress to expand the program

Image Credit: Bill Clark/AP Progressive healthcare activists marked Medicare’s 56th anniversary Friday by delivering more than 125,000 petitions urging Congress to lower the popular program’s eligibility age and expand its coverage to include vision, hearing, and dental services—upgrades that proponents say are long overdue to help protect seniors from soaring out-of-pocket costs. “Now, as a […]

Happy Birthday, Medicare

You Showed That Public, Universal Health Insurance Is Superior. We Must Immediately End Our Moral Crime Of Having The Greatest Health System In The World, But Only For Those Who Can Afford It. Fifty-six years ago Congress enacted Medicare to provide health insurance for people ages 65 and older and the disabled regardless of income […]

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