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means testing, Corporate Tax Cuts

Simple Swap: Repeal Corporate Tax Cuts, Add Back Dental & Vision To Medicare

I have a simple proposal to make to the U.S. Congress. A budgetary swap, on behalf of the elderly and disabled Americans: repeal the corporate tax cuts in the 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA), and add back into the budget the Medicare dental, vision, and hearing benefits.

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Manchin

Manchin Takes The Teeth Out Of Democrats’ Plan For Seniors’ Dental Care

Sharon Marchio misses having teeth for eating, speaking and smiling. For the past few years, after the last of her teeth were extracted, she’s used dentures.

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Medicare

The Senate Needs 50 Votes To Build A Better Medicare

When elderly people were first created, they had no eyes, ears, and teeth. For this reason, when federal lawmakers got around to enacting Medicare insurance for seniors in 1965, they didn’t include vision services, hearing aids, and dental care.

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Medicare

Why Doesn’t Medicare Cover Services We Need?

Sorry, Joe Namath. Despite what you keep saying in those TV ads, under Medicare, seniors are not “entitled to eliminate copays and get dental care, dentures, eyeglasses, prescription drug coverage, in-home aides, unlimited transportation and home-delivered meals, all at no additional cost.”

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Wellness, medicare

Medicare: Are Dental, Vision & Hearing Covered?

Some of the biggest gaps involve dental, vision and hearing services. Medicare does not cover dental cleanings or root canals. It doesn’t cover everyday eyeglasses and contact lenses. It doesn’t cover hearing aids.

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Stress

Stress Takes Its Toll During COVID: Insomnia, Hair Loss

In late March, shortly after New York state closed nonessential businesses and asked people to stay home, Ashley Laderer began waking each morning with a throbbing headache.

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