AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond released the following statement in reaction to House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s FY2015 budget proposal:
The numbers are in, and they are impressive – Nebraska residents on Medicare saved nearly $19 million on their prescription drugs in 2013, thanks to the closing of the “donut hole” for prescriptions under the Affordable Care Act – or an average discount per beneficiary of $754.
The Small Business Administration’s Nebraska District Office and AARP Nebraska will offer a free seminar for encore entrepreneurs over 50 in Lincoln on Wednesday, December 11. The seminar will help take the mystery out of the Affordable Care Act provisions for small businesses and applying for federally-guaranteed loans for start-ups and existing small companies.
A new AARP survey of 600 Nebraskans age 18 and over shows that 53 percent support expansion of Medicaid to provide health coverage for at least 54,000 uninsured adult residents. The report also finds that 62 percent of Nebraskans who responded say they would support Medicaid expansion if the cost could be covered by eliminating unnecessary government programs.
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