Pelosi Directs Democrats To Message That GOP Tax Bill Threatens Medicare When Talking To Constituents
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) urged her colleagues to "amplify the truth" about Republicans' actions on Medicare.
Pelosi Urges Dems To Link GOP Tax Law To Medicare Cuts
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is urging colleagues to talk to their constituents during the recess about how the GOP tax law could lead to Medicare cuts. It's the latest effort by Pelosi and Democrats to demonize the tax-cut bill, which they argue will starve the government of funds and result in cuts to Medicare and other entitlements. (Jagoda, 3/28)
In other Medicare news —
Kaiser Health News:
Scrutinizing Medicare Coverage For Physical, Occupational And Speech Therapy
For years, confusion has surrounded the conditions under which older adults can receive physical, occupational and speech therapy covered by Medicare. Services have been terminated for some seniors, such as those with severe cases of multiple sclerosis or Parkinson’s disease, because therapists said they weren’t making sufficient progress. Others, including individuals recovering from strokes or traumatic brain injuries, have been told that they reached an annual limit on services and didn’t qualify for further care. (Graham, 3/29)