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Attention Seniors Trumpā€™s Budget Coming For Your Medicare Benefits

Medicare Benefits

Save Money By Gutting Senior’s Medicare On the campaign trail, Trump promised ā€” repeatedly ā€” he wouldnā€™t cut Medicare benefits, but that was then: Trump promised over and over to ā€˜saveā€™ Medicare. He also promised to save Medicaid and Social Security. Will he? This is now:Ā Seniors will pay the price for Trumpā€™s Medicare cuts. Trump released his 2019 budget last week, and it included $266 billion in cuts to Medicare, which provides health insurance toĀ 58 million Americans 65 and older and people with certain disabilities. Howard Gleckman, a contributor for Forbes, breaks down the proposed changes:Ā What Trumpā€™s Budget Would Mean For Seniors ā€” Medicare drug benefit would be restructured to reduce costs for some beneficiaries but raise them for others. ā€œTrump has proposed eliminating cost-sharing for seniors with very high prescription drug costs, but at the same time heā€™d increase out-of-pocket expenses for many others, especially those who have significant…

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