By Assemblymember Tony Thurmond Since the Medicare and Medicaid program’s simultaneous signage into law by President Johnson 50 years ago, over 48 million Americans now have access to health care.
By David Sayen People ask me all kinds of questions about Medicare. One of the most frequent concerns is whether they should sign up for Medicare Part B.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee met this week with seniors at the West Oakland Senior Center in Oakland to hear their concerns and share with them the work that she is doing on Capitol Hill to protect [...]
This week marks the 49th anniversary of two of the most important “big government” programs ever — Medicare and Medicaid. On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed these two critical health care programs [...]
Coping with terminal illness can be very difficult – for the patient as well as his or her loved ones. That’s why I want to pass along some information about Medicare’s coverage of hospice care. [...]
Making ends meet should not mean going without medications. For people who have limited income and resources, Medicare’s “Extra Help” program sets it up so this year they might pay no more than $2.60 for [...]
Medicare covers a variety of heath care services that you can receive in the comfort and privacy of your home. These include intermittent skilled nursing care, physical therapy, speech-language pathology services, and occupational therapy. Such [...]