December 15, 2015: Washington Post opinion writer Dana Milbank focused his Friday, December 11 column on the problems the state of Iowa implements Medicaid privatization. It is a cautionary tale for those who seek to privatize health care for vulnerable citizens.
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December 09, 2015: The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing on off-patent drug price spikes on December 9, 2015. Americans spent $374 billion on prescription drugs last year. Witnesses provided insight into the causes of these drug price hikes in off-patent...Read more >
April 04, 2015: Medicare is our most successful health care program in America's history. For fifty years it has given seniors the ability to see a doctor and fill a prescription – and it has kept them out of poverty.
The Alliance for Retired Americans is leadi...Read more >
April 04, 2015: The newly-elected Congress is controlled by stalwart opponents to our Retirement Security in both the House and Senate, so it isn’t surprising that they aren’t wasting any time going after Medicare and Social Security.
On day one the GOP House...Read more >