Senator Lieberman: Hands off Medicare

Millions of senior citizens count on Medicare. Senator Lieberman, please don't raise the eligibility age.

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Medicare is the foundation of economic security for millions of senior citizens in America.

Too many uninsured and underinsured Americans put off needed care as they approach the age of 65, waiting for Medicare to kick in. In the meantime, health problems get worse, and dangerous illnesses go undiagnosed. This is risky and unhealthy, and raises health costs for all of us.

If anything, it's time to lower the Medicare eligibility age to include more people. Don't raise the age. Hands off Medicare.
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This petition has a goal of 1000 signatures
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729 Sun Jun 02 22:00:12 EDT 2013 NEREIDA ROOT Mr. Lieberman you don't have the financial needs that most of us have, raising the eligibility age is not going to help us!!!! KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF MEDICARE!!!!!!!!!!!
728 Thu May 30 07:56:32 EDT 2013 alton cannon keep medicare age the same ( 65 )
727 Sat May 18 13:49:10 EDT 2013 stefan belza
726 Tue Apr 30 10:25:06 EDT 2013 mina garcia
725 Wed Jan 02 22:42:46 EST 2013 Margaret Kendis I am self employed, single paying through the roof for health insurance, high deductible..I am 64 years old, and wonder when this law will be enacted?
724 Mon Jul 23 22:06:19 EDT 2012 Mark Skaret
723 Mon May 21 23:05:36 EDT 2012 Pam Hubeny
722 Wed May 09 16:21:52 EDT 2012 Liz Prendergast
721 Fri Jan 20 14:09:00 EST 2012 Rose Smollen Please don't push this bill. You've been out of touch for a long time.
Give it up.
720 Mon Oct 03 20:31:47 EDT 2011 Doug Campbell I hope you don't get old.
719 Thu Sep 01 21:16:59 EDT 2011 Richard Capes It's already been said, "Hands OFF" !!!
718 Tue Aug 09 09:02:21 EDT 2011 Anonymous
717 Tue Aug 09 00:52:16 EDT 2011 Elizabeth VanDerWoude
716 Thu Aug 04 18:27:28 EDT 2011 patricia rickart
715 Tue Aug 02 22:06:39 EDT 2011 Anonymous please don;t mess with medicare!
714 Wed Jul 27 13:32:21 EDT 2011 tulay luciano
713 Mon Jul 25 11:29:29 EDT 2011 michael couture
712 Thu Jul 21 17:55:26 EDT 2011 Matthias Blumrich
711 Sun Jul 17 23:58:46 EDT 2011 Will Anderson
710 Wed Jul 13 22:39:21 EDT 2011 Janet Nevins Instead of limiting eligibility, Medicare should be extended to include dental care, hearing aids and eyeglasses.
709 Wed Jul 13 14:32:08 EDT 2011 Julie Julie Please don't increase the age for medicare. Health care cost are likely to increase as well as burden hospitals to provide care for the uninsured.
708 Mon Jul 11 22:25:50 EDT 2011 Henry Lowendorf Senator Lieberman, Seniors didn't cause the economic crisis. Don't make the innocent pay for crimes of the guilty.
707 Mon Jul 11 20:04:32 EDT 2011 george figerle I voted for you every time . this is not what I voted for.After over 30 years of paying in to this (medicaid) and social security, we won't allow any more stealing from the working people !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! More....
706 Mon Jul 11 18:09:00 EDT 2011 Deborah Dahlgren
705 Mon Jul 11 14:21:25 EDT 2011 Joyce Peters 201 -->200You were against health care reform which was essential and now this. Many seniors that have stressful jobs will not make it until they are 67. Sixty five is even too long when you have health issues.
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