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Happy Thanksgiving!

Giving Thanks

Today and every day the Center for Medicare is grateful for our partners and supporters who help us open doors to health care for the 55 million people who rely on Medicare. 

We are grateful to earlier generations who designed and launched Medicare to help all American families. 

Sadly, our gratitude is mixed with worry about renewed efforts to dismantle Medicare and change it into a private voucher system. We are already hearing plans to hand over Medicare, and critical health care decisions, to the private insurance industry that failed older people before Medicare, and is still less effective and more costly than the traditional Medicare program.

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global day to reclaim the spirit of gratitude and appreciation on the first Tuesday following Thanksgiving. 

Your donation to the Center’s Medicare Advocacy Fund  will help us speak out against false claims and misinformation that could rob older people and people with disabilities of necessary health care – and diminish Medicare for generations to come. 

You don’t have to wait until November 29 to be part of #GivingTuesday!

Donate now. Your donation will count toward our #GivingTuesday totals.

Thank You for Giving

Your donation to the Medicare Advocacy Fund helps us fight proposals to weaken and damage the traditional Medicare program and turn the health care of older people and people with disabilities over to private insurance companies.

Donate to the Medicare Advocacy Fund and say NO to:

  • Turning Medicare into a voucher program
  • Raising the age of eligibility
  • Reducing coverage
  • Increasing beneficiary costs

Donate to the Medicare Advocacy Fund and say YES to:

  • Removing harmful, illegal limits on necessary home health care
  • Fighting for full implementation of Jimmo v. Sebelius so individuals can obtain necessary care to maintain their conditions or slow deterioration
  • Ending the harmful effects of hospital Observation Status
  • Seeking preventive Medicare coverage for oral health and audiology services
  • Ensuring the Steve Gleason Act is improved and made permanent

Your support helps us fight efforts to weaken traditional Medicare’s stability and its ability to provide necessary coverage to beneficiaries — now and in the future.

How else can I help?

Help spread the word on social media. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and share our posts. Ask your Facebook friends and Twitter contacts to support the Center for Medicare Advocacy on #GivingTuesday with this link: https://www.medicareadvocacy.org/givingtuesday.

Families that rely on Medicare and future generations need the Center for Medicare Advocacy’s informed advocacy. We need you to help us be heard.

Thank you so much for your support!

Judith Stein
Executive Director
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