HEALTH CARE UPDATE:
Governor adopts MSAC’s plan: 40,000 seniors could save $150M
In a big victory for MSAC and all seniors struggling with rising medical costs, Governor Charlie Baker’s budget proposal released in January includes the first step in MSAC’s plan to expand eligibility for the Medicare Savings Programs (MSP). MSAC has also re-filed legislation to further expand the propgram with the support of more than 90 Mass. legislators.
92 co-sponsors for our plan and counting for our bill! Keep lobbying your legislators!
Jan 29, 2019: Commonwealth Magazine coverage of our lobby day where several MSAC members shared their stories of having to choose between health care and other basic necessities. Elder economic insecurity has reached a point of crisis in Massachusetts, and seniors are saying, "Enough!"
We Don't Just Take It, We Take Charge!
Massachusetts Senior Action Council is a statewide, grassroots, senior-run organization that empowers its members to collectively address key public policy and community issues that affect their health and well-being.