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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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