medicare

How Are Medicare Changes Effecting Montana? [Audio]
This week, the U.S. will reach the two year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. In anticipation of this, The Department of Health and Human Services recently released numbers to demonstrate the effect of the Affordable Care Act on Medicare in Montana.
Montanans Have Saved Over $4M On Prescription Drugs [AUDIO]
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today that as of the end of October, more seniors and people with disabilities on Medicare have seen significantly lower costs for important health care – through both discounts on brand-name drugs in the Medicare Part D "…
Senators Want Biden To Leave Medicare Alone
Five Democratic senators are calling on Vice President Joe Biden to reaffirm his commitment to leaving Medicare unchanged during budget and deficit negotiations.
Sens. Claire McCaskill, of Missouri, Jon Tester, of Montana, Sherrod Brown, of Ohio, Ben Cardin of Maryland and Bill Nelson of Florida expr…
Proposed 2012 Budget Has Seniors Concerned
A 73 page bill coming out of the House ofRepresentatives is disconcerting to the Nation’s senior citizens. The legislation authored by Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin would change the way some entitlement programs are funded...
Seniors Concerned About Government Cuts
Proposed government cuts have senior citizens worried about future benefits. The system of Medicare and Social Security have become increasingly difficult to navigate. Social Security payments have not gone up to reflect the cost of living for two years...
The Affordable Care Act Affects Montana
The Affordable Care Act of 2010 gets implemented slowly over time. Medicare may be one of the most affected programs putting more pressure on states with an increasing number of people forced into using Medicaid, State Senator Dave Wanzenreid explains.