Failure Is A Group Effort, and We Have Failed

You are here, I am the author of a book with a platform. We have not done enough, this should not be a statistic, it should not be a fact.

K.F.F. estimates that only 50 percent to 65 percent of the Medicare beneficiaries with incomes low enough to qualify for the Medicare assistance program are enrolled, and 55 percent to 70 percent of those eligible for Extra Help are signed up.

This was in the New York Times: click to read the full article.

I was so dismayed, I pressed “broadcast,” and fired this out.

If you know someone who is struggling to pay for Medicare premiums, there is financial assistance at the state level (Medicare Savings Programs) and the federal level (Extra Help).