Federal prosecutors recently announced the biggest-ever one-day takedown of a phony Medicare billing scheme. One hundred seven people were charged, including doctors and nurses in seven U.S. cities, with taking part in a scheme to steal $452 million from Medicare. Read more »
Congressman Mike McIntyre Receives TSCL 2012 Seniors Advocate Award One of North Carolina's staunchest advocates for seniors was recently recognized for his efforts on behalf of the nation's senior citizens.
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Social Security and Medicare Questions
Q: I'm 65 and enrolled in Medicare. I need to undergo a routine surgery. There are several hospitals in my area and my doctor asked me which one I wanted to use. Since I'm new to this area, I wasn't sure. Any suggestions? Read the answer »
Public Opinion Can Sway Votes In Congress!
TSCL Poll Question: Should Medicare Be Changed?
Should Medicare change from a program that guarantees coverage for a fixed set of benefits, to one that guarantees a fixed federal payment to cover a portion of beneficiaries' healthcare expenses?
This is what you and other seniors said:
Take the current TSCL Poll: Should Congress extend the 2% payroll tax cut another year? Tell us »
Yes: 13% No: 70% Uncertain: 17%