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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    premiums, usually deducted from Social Security checks also cover a portion of the costs. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is the agency in charge of the Medicare program. But, you apply for Medicare at Social Security, and we can give you general information about the Medicare program.
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    Apply online at Social Security. If you started your online application and have your re-entry number, you can go back to Social Security to finish your application. Visit your local Social Security office. Call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY: 1-800-325-0778). If you worked for a railroad, call the RRB at 1-877-772-5772.
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