Social Security, Medicare Must Be Protected

Social Security, Medicare must be protected

Since 1935, Americans have relied on Social Security upon retirement. Today, almost two-thirds of seniors count on Social Security for most of their income and another one-third for the entirety of it. Equally fundamental to the financial protection of seniors is Medicare, which provides access to health care for 49 million Americans annually.While these programs support the security of our expanding senior population, Republicans are [...]

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  • The United States Social Security Administration
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  • Medicare Benefits | Social Security Administration
    Medicare is managed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Social Security works with CMS by enrolling people in Medicare. For more information about applying for Medicare only and delaying retirement benefits, visit Applying for Medicare Only – Before You Decide.
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