Here are the top Medicare Stories Trending in the U.S. today, March 16, 2017:
BY CHRISTINE AYALA: A little noticed element of the Republican plan for repealing and replacing ObamaCare could put the Medicare trust fund at risk, experts worry. The plan, which faces a vote before the House Budget Committee on Thursday, would slash revenue for the fund that pays for hospital benefits — a precedent-setting move if signed into law.
BY NANCY ALTMAN: Trumpcare is Robin Hood in reverse. It robs from the elderly, people with disabilities, and poor children to give massive tax giveaways to millionaires and billionaires.
BY JOHN WEBSTER: Little noticed in the Republican proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is a tax cut that would benefit the wealthy and undercut funding for Medicare, on which 55 million senior and disabled Americans depend for their health care.
BY ERIN GLORIA RYAN: As the Affordable Care Act’s future hangs in the balance, so too does the future of a generation moving into old age and the generation that will care for them as they do.
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