When he began his presidential campaign, Donald Trump promised to “save Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security without cuts.”
This is a promise, however, President Trump would like to break. Trump’s 2018 budget proposal that would cut all three programs, which help the most vulnerable in American society, by billions of dollars.
Fox News’s website tells readers that Medicare is spared “as he promised during the 2016 campaign,” but a cursory...
The White House is considering a plan to lower out-of-pocket costs for people in Medicare drug plans, who often pay inflated prices for their drugs.
The Trump administration has unveiled a Medicare program that closely resembles the Obama-era efforts to change the way doctors and hospitals are paid.
Alex M. Azar II, President Trump’s nominee for health secretary, told senators that he was wary of proposals for Medicare to negotiate drug prices.
Republicans in Congress are openly admitting they plan to use their tax reform bill to justify slashing funding for essential social programs like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and food stamps.
The bill — which is expected to balloon the national deficit by at least $1 trillion, and which only benefits the country’s wealthiest in the long-term — has not yet been reconciled or signed. But Republicans aren’t wasting any time laying out what they see as t...