The health care debate is full of buzzwords and technical jargon that can make it hard to understand exactly how proposals would impact real people. Medicaid per capita caps is a good example. Learn how they would impact low-income seniors who depend on the program.
As policymakers talk about jobs, there’s only one program that provides job training and placement to low-income seniors. But the 52-year-old program is slated for elimination in the Administration’s budget.Read
The White House released its first full budget proposal, and it includes historic cuts—and even elimination—of programs that older adults and their families have relied on for more than 50 years. See 10 senior programs that would be impacted.Read
Last week, the House passed the American Health Care Act. The bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would affect millions of older Americans—but it also has a long way to go before becoming law.Read
This week, Congress is expected to approve a final FY17 appropriations bill that will keep the government funded through Sept. 30—but with significant cuts to two critical programs for seniors.Read
It’s budget season in Washington, DC, and funding for senior programs is at stake for two time periods—the rest of fiscal year 2017 and all of fiscal year 2018.Read
On March 24, the House cancelled its vote to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. While opponents of the repeal bill are breathing a sigh of relief, this is only round one of several fights that are expected this year over programs for America’s seniors.Read