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What happens to Medicare if Obamacare is overturned? | Prime Living

 

Last updated 11/19/2020 at 12:47pm



Dear Savvy Senior,

Will my Medicare benefits be affected if Obamacare is overturned by the Supreme Court?

– Concerned Beneficiary

Dear Concerned,

Unfortunately, yes. If the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – also known as Obamacare – gets repealed by the Supreme Court next year, it will weaken Medicare and increase costs for beneficiaries. Here’s what you should know.

Currently, about 60 million people are covered under Medicare, the federal health insurance program for people 65 and older and people of all ages with disabilities. Even though the main aim of the ACA was to overhaul the hea...



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