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Proposed ‘Voucher’ Plan Threatens Benefits of Mississippi Residents
AARP Mississippi Celebrated the 48th Birthday of Medicare by launching the first in a series of "commonsense solutions" videos.
Yesterday, AARP Mississippi released the first in a “commonsense solutions” series of new videos on the 48th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson signing Medicare into law on July 30, 1965. Mississippi has 369,000 residents who rely on Medicare for their health care coverage, on average spending $5,000 of their income on out-of pocket health care costs.  AARP’s Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond released the following statement with the video: To see the full video click here.
Medicaid Expansion Would Help Hard-Working Mississippians Get Health Care
Mississippi leaders only have a few days left in the 2013 legislative session, and they have yet to expand Medicaid for hard-working Mississippians. Access to health care is on the line, especially for more than 39,000 50- to 64-year-old Mississippians who cannot afford health insurance. If you think Medicaid should be expanded in Mississippi, call Governor Bryant and Speaker Gunn at 1-888-333-5757 and tell them.
Expanding Medicaid would provide health care and prevent hospital cuts.
Mississippi legislators only have a few weeks left in the 2013 legislative session, and they have yet to expand Medicaid for hard-working Mississippians. Access to health care is on the line, especially for about 39,000 50 to 64-year-old Mississippians who cannot afford health insurance. Call your legislator at 1-888-333-5757 and tell him or her to expand Medicaid in Mississippi!
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