Affordable Care Act

Improvements to Social Security benefits, Medicare may ensure future for retirees

by Staff | May 3rd, 2011

May 3, 2011

The potential changes being presented to Social Security benefits have caused anxiety for many Americans, especially those with plans to retire soon.

Janet Witt, grassroots manager for a committee to preserve Security Benefits and Medicare, says there’s a surplus, according to jamestownsun.com.

But other changes would need to be made to Medicare, not just social security benefits.

The Affordable Care Act passed in March will reduce costs for age and gender rating, end the pre-existing conditions clause, cover children on their parents’ policies until they turn 26, ban caps on lifetime coverage, ban dropping coverage when a policyholder is sick, and help small businesses with tax credits.

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Do you think changes to Social Security benefits and Medicare go hand in hand? How do you think reforms to the systems will improve lives of future retirees?

If you need help getting the Social Security benefits you deserve to get your life back on track, the Social Security lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help.