Health Care

Trump Continues Obamacare Roll-Back Effort

Incremental step ‘encouraging,’ but ‘the best path forward is to finally and fully repeal Obamacare’ ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (August 2, 2018) – 60 Plus Association Founder and Chairman James Martin Thursday issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s new rules on short-term health insurance policies: “The efforts of President Trump and Health and Human Services…

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Senate to Take Up Repeal of Obamacare Medical Device Tax

Seniors Leader Urges “Swift Passage” Following Bipartisan House Repeal Effort ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (July 26, 2018) – 60 Plus Association Founder and Chairman James Martin Thursday issued the following statement in support of efforts to repeal the Obamacare tax on medical devices: “The Senate has a tremendous opportunity to bring back innovation by following the lead…

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Trump Administration Opens Door For Quality Healthcare For Small Business

New Rules Provide ‘Peace of Mind’ for Small Business Owners, Employees ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (June 19, 2018) – 60 Plus Association Founder and Chairman James Martin Tuesday issued the following statement on the Trump administration’s Department of Labor expanding access to healthcare plans for small businesses through Association Health Plans: “I have heard countless stories from…

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HHS Medicare Lab Cuts Threaten Seniors – 60 Plus Calls on Congress to Take Action (Again)

In 2014, Congress passed the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA). The Act was intended to, among other things, provide a predictable and reliable reimbursement standard for Medicare lab tests based on market data. Unfortunately, when it comes to federal bureaucracies, nothing is predictable. The Department of Health and Human Services decided to “interpret” Congress’…

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Trump Delivers on Promise to Seniors With Rx Blueprint

Seniors rally to President Trump’s promised plan to lower drug costs ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (May 11, 2018) – 60 Plus Association Founder and Chairman James Martin Friday issued the following statement in support of President Trump’s Blueprint for helping seniors by lowering prescription drug costs. “President Trump is really putting patients first. Friday’s announcement is a…

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The Chairman's Blog

(Alexandria, VA January 8, 2018) Members of Congress have returned to Washington, DC and as they resume work, we have a message for them: Stop punishing seniors with the 2018 Obamacare Health Insurance tax. This is a serious issue for seniors, costing couples enrolled in Medicare Advantage an average of $500 a year. That’s why…

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Making drugs more affordable with the Creates Act

By Jim Martin WASHINGTON TIMES ANALYSIS/OPINION: December 7, 2017 The politicians who set out to fix America’s health care system ended up making many things worse. This is no surprise. It’s the Washington way. Costs are still rising, even for those of us who’ve reached the age where Medicare has stepped in and become our…

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