Medicare counseling on the chopping block

Subscribers to The Herald-Sun can read a guest column today by Senior PharmAssist Executive Director Gina Upchurch. This timely op-ed, which you can also read here, makes the case for why the U.S. Senate should reject a recommendation from its Appropriations Committee to END federal funding of Medicare insurance counseling. This is simply bad public policy. We encourage you to learn more and to call your U.S. senators to encourage them to reverse course. We need MORE funding for insurance counseling, not less.