As programs expire, federal spending is returning to prior levels: $1 for every $6 spent on older adults.
The fate of America’s social safety net programs has re-emerged as a campaign issue ahead of November’s midterm elections.
El ajuste a los beneficios por el costo de vida en EE. UU. se dará a conocer más adelante, pero algunos expertos esperan que el incremento sea de un 8,7 por ciento.
Retirees will learn the amount of the increase for 2023 in October, and the current estimate is that it will be 8.7%.
Instead of making higher education free, we subsidize it later through repayment plans and attempts at debt cancellation. The complexity is disrespectful.
A provision in the law seeking to drive down drug prices has become fodder for misleading claims.
The president returned briefly from vacation to sign a bill that passed the House and Senate on party lines after more than a year of fraught negotiations.
America is determining the shape of health care affordability into the future.
Starting in 2025, Medicare recipients with prescription drug coverage will not have to pay more than $2,000 annually for medications, a significant savings for some.
Climate has received most of the attention. But the Senate bill brings big changes to health care, too.
The vote was a major victory for President Biden and Democrats, who are battling to maintain their slim House and Senate majorities in November’s midterm congressional elections.
The legislation was a major victory for President Biden and Democrats, but a shadow of the transformative, multitrillion-dollar plan they proposed last year.
Democrats united behind the plan and advanced it over unanimous Republican opposition, signaling that they had finally coalesced behind a bill that could become law within days.
Empowering Medicare to negotiate prices directly with drug makers has been a Democratic goal for 30 years, one the pharmaceutical industry has fought ferociously.
No, Biden’s climate-change bill won’t tax the middle class.
A package of tax increases, lower drug prices and other provisions aimed at reducing the federal budget deficit could alleviate rapid price gains.
The proposed rule would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity by health care providers that receive federal funding.
Only two provisions in a once-sprawling social spending package have survived; they would lower prescription drug prices in Medicare and insurance premiums for millions of Americans.
The draft plan, which is expected to be unveiled in the coming days, is part of talks over how to salvage pieces of President Biden’s domestic agenda.
Cost-sharing is not working as intended.