On this day, 60 years ago, #Medicare was born in Saskatchewan under the leadership of Premier Tommy Douglas, making it the first universal, comprehensive, single-payer insurance system in North America. A🧵
LNP legislated many of their cuts to #Medicare
Pick your own read [linked]
Legislation has to be overturned by both houses of parliament, this cannot happen until parliament begins
Stop being reactionary to what you do not understand
If you were unable to enroll or disenroll in #Medicare because you could not reach us by phone after 1/1/2022, you will be granted more time, through 12/30/2022. Learn more: ow.ly/tQ0Q50J9sqo@MedicareGov
If you only cared about legislation harming #Medicare & jobseekers, and only cared about lack of Covid response when the prev gov were in power then I hate to break it to you, but you don’t actually care about those issues, you only cared about owning the LNP
#SocialSecurity#Medicare - USA lags. Let's give politicians, #SupremeCourt justices and other leaders minimum wage and let them pay for insurance, medical care, food, housing and the rest of life on their own and live off ONLY social security and Medicare later? #DemVoice1
So the Australian Labor government has killed off long telephone-telehealth appointments.
Who will this disproportionately affect? The poor and vulnerable. And the clinics who serve them.