Advocacy

A strong Medicare Advantage means a strong American health care system. That’s why our BMA Advocates use their voices to tell policymakers that Medicare Advantage is what they want — the care that is driving the future of health care.

Advocate for Medicare Advantage

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Issue Brief
Tax on Health Insurance is a a Tax That Could Harm Low & Middle Income Seniors

If Congress allows the Tax on Health Insurance to return, 19 million beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage - many living on low, fixed incomes - would face higher premiums, reduced benefits and higher out-of-pocket costs.

Meet Our Top Advocates

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Pat Raske

Sun City, Arizona
  • Completed the Medicare Advantage Retiree Plan Task Force Survey on February 21, 2018
  • Signed a petition urging Congress to delay the HIT on January 18, 2018
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Harry Graves

Kingsport, Tennessee
  • Signed a petition urging Congress to delay the HIT on January 18, 2018
  • Registered for the open enrollment tele-town hall on October 28, 2017
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Richard Beaulieu

Plantation, Florida
  • Signed a petition urging Congress to delay the HIT on January 20, 2018
  • Submitted a story for Healthy Aging Month on September 12, 2017

See Us In Action

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Allyson Y. Schwartz, BMA President & CEO, meeting with @RepCheri on #MedicareAdvantage in Illinois. There are over 497,900 Medicare Advantage beneficiaries in IL.

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Allyson Y. Schwartz, BMA President & CEO, meeting with @RepJohnLarson on #MedicareAdvantage in Connecticut. There are over 250,000 Medicare Advantage beneficiaries in CO. #VoiceofMA #BMAatTheHill

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Allyson Y. Schwartz, BMA President & CEO, meeting with @RepKatiePorter on Medicare Advantage in California. There are over 2.5M Medicare Advantage beneficiaries in CA. #VoiceofMA

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Advocacy Checklist

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Seniors can take these three quick actions and be well on their way to becoming a strong BMA Advocate.