November 05, 2021: In early November, we received great news that the Build Back Better legislation in Congress would include lowering drug prices. Since negotiations first began, our issues have been pulled in by progressives and pushed out by reactionaries several ti...Read more >
August 31, 2021:
Spurred by decades of complaints about the high cost of hearing aids, Congress passed a law in 2017 to allow over-the-counter sales, with hopes it would boost competition and lower prices.
Four years later, federal regulators have yet to issue...Read more >
March 29, 2021:
A cost-saving change in Medicare launched in the final days of the Trump administration will cut payments to hospitals for some surgical procedures while potentially raising costs and confusion for patients.
For years, the Centers for Medicare...Read more >
January 17, 2021:
Hi TARA Friends,
We know that the Texas Covid19 Vaccination program has been a frustrating disaster for most people. Governor Greg Abbott needs to hear our voices because we all des...Read more >
January 07, 2021: Sharon Clark is able to get her life-sustaining cancer drug, Pomalyst — priced at more than $18,000 for a 28-day supply — only because of the generosity of patient assistance foundations.
Clark, 57, a former insurance agent who lives in Bixby,...Read more >
January 23, 2020: "It'll be toward the end of the year," Trump said from Davos, Switzerland. "And at the right time, we will take a look at that. You know, that's actually the easiest of all things, if you look, cause it's such a big percentage."
By Jon Queally, st...Read more >
October 18, 2019: By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News OCTOBER 9, 2019
(Hannah Norman/KHN illustration; Getty Images)
Dean Ernest had been living in a nursing home about a year when his son, John, got a call last winter asking if his father was experien...Read more >
September 30, 2019: The TARA Houston and Dallas TARA chapters meet this week. If you live in these areas, you will receive a separate email about the meetings.
TARA RALLIES TO SECURE THE VOTE
TARA activists Zen Biasco, Morris Fried, Bob Fusinato, Patricia Murphy ...Read more >
August 12, 2019: The Golden Triangle and TARA Austin chapters meet this week. If you live in these areas, you will receive a separate email about the meeting.
DALLAS TARA CELEBRATES MEDICARE/SOCIAL SECURITY BIRTHDAYS
The Dallas TARA chapter celebrated the 54th ...Read more >
August 05, 2019: This week the Houston, Dallas and Coastal Bend TARA chapters meet to celebrate Medicare and Social Security Birthdays. If you live in these areas, you have received a separate email with meeting details.
MORE AFL-CIO CONVENTION NEWS
On July 27, 201...Read more >