Medicare

Jaime Herrera Beutler to Host Free Senior Resource Fair on April 23

| Posted in Press Releases

U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler announced today she will host a Southwest Washington Senior Resource Fair on Tuesday, April 23 from 2:00 – 3:30pm at the Luepke Center in Vancouver. The Senior Resource Fair is free and open to any resident of Southwest Washington, and will allow seniors and their families to connect with a variety of useful organizations. Experts and information will be a...

Washington State Members of Congress Urge Support of Medicare Advantage Plans that Provide Care Options for Seniors

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Tags: Medicare

U.S. Representatives Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) and Denny Heck (D-WA) were joined by U.S. Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Dave Reichert (D-WA), Adam Smith (D-WA), Derek Kilmer (D-WA), Suzan DelBene (D-WA) and Dan Newhouse (R-WA) in urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to protect Medicare Advantage and Part D plans from further payment cuts in a letter sent today.

Columbian Guest Column: Facts support opposition to law’s impact on Medicare

| Posted in Opinion Pieces
Tags: Medicare

On Friday, The Columbian examined my mail piece to seniors throughout Southwest Washington on actions I’ve taken to protect Medicare. My votes, and the solutions I’ve supported, are based on important facts showing that Medicare is in jeopardy if no action is taken. A few important details were missing from the original article, and I appreciate the chance to air the facts here.

Guest Column: We must act to save Medicare

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Tags: Medicare

By U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler On April 13 at George Washington University, President Obama delivered a warning to Americans that if we don't make changes to Medicare, we "won't be able to keep our commitments to a retiring generation." The president was right. Our country has now compiled more than $14 trillion in debt, and there is simply no way the federal government can continue to borrow ...