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‘Broken promises’ Proposed budget undermines future of Medicare, Medicaid

June 15, 2011
By RON POLLACK Special to the Sun-Gazette , Williamsport Sun-Gazette

It's budget season again in Washington. Congress and the president are trying to agree on a budget for the federal government for next year, and health care for older Americans is front and center in the debate. In April, the House of Representatives passed a budget plan that calls for big cuts in both Medicare and Medicaid - two programs that seniors rely on for their health insurance. Here's what's at stake if the House budget proposal becomes law:



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