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2015 Discussion Archive

Friday, May 15, 2015

COVERED: Docs, Key Senator Back Drug Coverage in Medicare Proposal

Bob Rosenblatt, Special Correspondent

Throughout 2015, the Academy is working with partners to create a platform for dialogue around the history and future of these two vital programs, including this weekly Covered blog series. Covered is written by Bob Rosenblatt, a Senior Fellow at the National Academy of Social Insurance and editor of the website HelpWithAgingLearn more about the Academy’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid.

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Friday, May 8, 2015

COVERED: Medicare May Not End Welfare for People with Long Hospital Stays

Bob Rosenblatt, Special Correspondent

Throughout 2015, the Academy is working with partners to create a platform for dialogue around the history and future of these two vital programs, including this weekly Covered blog series. Covered is written by Bob Rosenblatt, a Senior Fellow at the National Academy of Social Insurance and editor of the website HelpWithAgingLearn more about the Academy’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid.


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Friday, May 1, 2015

COVERED: Soaring Health Costs May Leave Future Taxpayers with Big Medicare Tab

Bob Rosenblatt, Special Correspondent

Throughout 2015, the Academy is working with partners to create a platform for dialogue around the history and future of these two vital programs, including this weekly Covered blog series. Covered is written by Bob Rosenblatt, a Senior Fellow at the National Academy of Social Insurance and editor of the website HelpWithAgingLearn more about the Academy’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid.


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Friday, April 24, 2015

COVERED: Health Bill Promises New Social Security Benefits for College Students and Divorcees

Bob Rosenblatt, Special Correspondent

 

Throughout 2015, the Academy is working with partners to create a platform for dialogue around the history and future of these two vital programs, including this weekly Covered blog series. Covered is written by Bob Rosenblatt, a Senior Fellow at the National Academy of Social Insurance and editor of the website HelpWithAgingLearn more about the Academy’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid.

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Friday, April 17, 2015

COVERED: White House Tries to Ease Docs' Fears of Medicare

Bob Rosenblatt, Special Correspondent

Throughout 2015, the Academy is working with partners to create a platform for dialogue around the history and future of these two vital programs, including this weekly Covered blog series. Covered is written by Bob Rosenblatt, a Senior Fellow at the National Academy of Social Insurance and editor of the website HelpWithAgingLearn more about the Academy’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid.


White House Tries to Ease  Docs’ Fears of Medicare

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Value of Social Security Planning During National Retirement Planning Week

Kristen Arnold, Income Security Policy Analyst, National Academy of Social Insurance

The National Academy of Social Insurance is participating in National Retirement Planning Week— April 13 to 17 — as a member of the National Retirement Planning Coalition, a group of prominent education, consumer advocacy and financial services organizations.

The coalition, led by the Insured Retirement Institute, is committed to making public education on retirement planning a national priority. A goal of National Retirement Planning Week is to show that it can be possible to “Retire On Your Terms” if comprehensive retirement plans are properly developed and managed.

As a member of the coalition, the Academy emphasizes the importance of building a Social Security retirement strategy into a holistic retirement financial plan.

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Friday, April 10, 2015

COVERED: House Passes Massive Expansion of Health Care Coverage

Bob Rosenblatt, Special Correspondent

 

Throughout 2015, the Academy is working with partners to create a platform for dialogue around the history and future of these two vital programs, including this weekly Covered blog series. Covered is written by Bob Rosenblatt, a Senior Fellow at the National Academy of Social Insurance and editor of the website HelpWithAging. Learn more about the Academy’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid.


House Passes Massive Expansion of Health Care Coverage

April 10, 1965

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Friday, April 3, 2015

Millions of Kids to Get Health Care Access Under House Medicare Bill

Bob Rosenblatt, Special Correspondent

 

Welcome to Covered: A Week-by-Week Look at the 1965 Politics that Created Medicare and Medicaid. Bob Rosenblatt, a Senior Fellow at the National Academy of Social Insurance, former Los Angeles Times Washington correspondent, and editor of the website HelpWithAging will blog on the maneuvers that led to the enactment of Medicare and Medicaid on July 30th, 1965 the first major expansion of U.S. social insurance to health care.


Millions of Kids to Get Health Care Access Under House Medicare Bill

April 3, 1965

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Friday, March 27, 2015

Workers’ Compensation in the Spotlight

As part of a larger series titled ‘Insult to Injury: America’s Vanishing Worker Protections,’ ProPublica and NPR recently published three investigative reports:

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

COVERED: Medicare Program Clears Major Hurdle with Approval by House Committee

Bob Rosenblatt, Special Correspondent

 

Welcome to Covered: A Week-by-Week Look at the 1965 Politics that Created Medicare and Medicaid. Bob Rosenblatt, a Senior Fellow at the National Academy of Social Insurance, former Los Angeles Times Washington correspondent, and editor of the website HelpWithAging will blog on the maneuvers that led to the enactment of Medicare and Medicaid on July 30th, 1965 the first major expansion of U.S. social insurance to health care.


Medicare Program Clears Major Hurdle with Approval by House Committee

March 27, 1965

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Friday, March 20, 2015

COVERED: House Panel Aims to Help Elderly in Poor Health Leave Mental Hospitals for Nursing Homes

Bob Rosenblatt, Special Correspondent

Welcome to Covered: A Week-by-Week Look at the 1965 Politics that Created Medicare and Medicaid. Bob Rosenblatt, a Senior Fellow at the National Academy of Social Insurance, former Los Angeles Times Washington correspondent, and editor of the website HelpWithAging will blog on the maneuvers that led to the enactment of Medicare and Medicaid on July 30th, 1965 the first major expansion of U.S. social insurance to health care.

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Friday, March 13, 2015

COVERED: Johnson Fearful About Medicare Price Tag

Bob Rosenblatt, Special Correspondent

Welcome to Covered: A Week-by-Week Look at the 1965 Politics that Created Medicare and Medicaid. Bob Rosenblatt, a Senior Fellow at the National Academy of Social Insurance, former Los Angeles Times Washington correspondent, and editor of the website HelpWithAging will blog on the maneuvers that led to the enactment of Medicare and Medicaid on July 30th, 1965 the first major expansion of U.S. social insurance to health care.


Johnson Fearful About Medicare Price Tag

March 13, 1965

By Bob Rosenblatt, Special Correspondent

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Friday, March 6, 2015

COVERED: With Deft Legislative Move, Mills Clears Way for House Approval of Major New Health Plan

Bob Rosenblatt, Special Correspondent

Welcome to Covered: A Week-by-Week Look at the 1965 Politics that Created Medicare and Medicaid. Bob Rosenblatt, a Senior Fellow at the National Academy of Social Insurance, former Los Angeles Times Washington correspondent, and editor of the website HelpWithAging will blog on the maneuvers that led to the enactment of Medicare and Medicaid on July 30th, 1965 the first major expansion of U.S. social insurance to health care.


With Deft Legislative Move, Mills Clears Way for House Approval of Major New Health Plan

March 6, 1965

By Bob Rosenblatt

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Friday, February 27, 2015

COVERED: Docs and Labor Escalate Fight Over Health Plan for the Elderly

Bob Rosenblatt, Special Correspondent

Welcome to Covered: A Week-by-Week Look at the 1965 Politics that Created Medicare and Medicaid. Bob Rosenblatt, a Senior Fellow at the National Academy of Social Insurance, former Los Angeles Times Washington correspondent, and editor of the website HelpWithAging will blog on the maneuvers that led to the enactment of Medicare and Medicaid on July 30th, 1965 the first major expansion of U.S. social insurance to health care.


Docs and Labor Escalate Fight Over Health Plan for the Elderly

Feb. 27, 1965

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