The Center for Medicare Advocacy invites national, state and local organizations to join together to support efforts to increase access to oral health care. The Oral Health Progress and Equity Network (OPEN), of which the Center is a member, has … [Read more...] about Please Join this Important Oral health Letter to the Incoming Biden Administration
For the past few years, a coalition of beneficiary advocates, disease organizations, industry groups, oral health and medical health professionals has been advocating for medically necessary oral health care to be covered by Medicare, as authorized … [Read more...] about Support Medically Necessary Oral Health Care in Medicare
As families across the country prepare to gather with loved ones for the Thanksgiving holiday, lawmakers in Washington are preparing for the post-election ‘lame duck’ session, which could bring opportunities to protect and strengthen … [Read more...] about Thankful for Medicare? Tell Your Legislators!
As midterm elections near, young Americans will be in the spotlight. Young Americans have been integral to a number of surprising primary victories across the country. And, for the first time, they will surpass Baby Boomers as the largest generation … [Read more...] about Medicare Matters for Young Americans: Expect It, Protect It!
We need your help getting Members of Congress to sign on to letters asking CMS to provide Medicare coverage for medically necessary dental care, as authorized by law. Right now there is an opportunity to encourage your delegation to sign on to … [Read more...] about Urge Your Members of Congress to Support Medically Necessary Oral Health Care
When most of the country was asleep this Saturday, the Senate passed its version of a so-called tax “reform” bill. The senate bill undermines the Affordable Care Act and provides massive tax cuts for large corporations and wealthy people. … [Read more...] about Help Stop the Devastating Tax Bills. Call Congress Now!
Sabotage of ACA Must Stop Action Needed The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released its draft FY 2018- 2022 Strategic Plan. While one of HHS’ stated objectives is to “Improve American’s … [Read more...] about
Graham-Cassidy is Still A Threat Senate Holds Single Hearing on Bill to Strip Health Coverage from Millions Action Still Needed! Today the Senate Finance Committee is holding the only Senate "hearing" on the Graham-Cassidy … [Read more...] about Senate Holds Single Hearing on Bill to Strip Coverage from Millions – Act Now
Making permanent the law that provides access to Speech Generating Devices for Medicare beneficiaries The Bill was introduced in the Senate (S.1132) and House (H.R.2465) in May 2017. In the House, H.R. 2465 was referred to the Energy and … [Read more...] about An Update on the Steve Gleason Enduring Voices Act
A small group of Senators are working in secret to repeal the Affordable Care Act, decimate Medicaid, and undermine Medicare. The details of the bill are unknown but the conclusions are certain: Over 20 million people will lose health … [Read more...] about Why is the Senate “Health Care” Bill a Secret?