Should You Be Afraid of Huge Medicare Changes Under President Trump?
You’ve probably seen headlines warning that Republicans want to radically change Medicare. Potentially alarming words like “privatization” have been thrown around. Should you be afraid of major changes to Medicare now that President Trump is in the White House?
What’s being proposed
The most talked about GOP proposal to change Medicare is House Speaker Paul Ryan’s “A Better Way” plan. A key part of this plan is to roll back all of the Obamacare provisions related to Medicare. That effort is already under way.
One change sought by Ryan and other House Republicans include combining Medi-care Parts A and B and gradually increasing the Medicare retirement age from 65 to … (more…)