25 Jun '11, 7am

Is Giving Early Retiring Seniors Medicaid Really a Mistake? | Care2 Causes

Is Giving Early Retiring Seniors Medicaid Really a Mistake? | Care2 Causes

The administration is reeling in the wake of news that an “error” in health care reform could accidentally let seniors who are trying to retire early have access to Medicaid – even if they have as much as $64,000 a year in household income . The change in rules allegedly would allow as many as 3 million seniors the opportunity to use Medicaid as an insurer if they take an early retirement at age 62, a time when many of the elderly could begin to receive Social Security benefits. Because these benefits would not be counted as income under the new rules, officially a senior couple could receive a maximum of $23,500 a year each in benefits, and an additional $17,000 in other income, and still qualify for Medicaid. Without the change, they would make too much money to get insurance through the government until they turned 65 and are eligible for the Medicare program. Republica...

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Health Alarm! Overweight Toddlers | Care2 Causes

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 11am

I'm sorry, but IME, this is BS. First of all, that photo used is of a *baby*, and not even a particularly fat looking baby...

New Focus on Media Consolidation | Care2 Causes

New Focus on Media Consolidation | Care2 Causes

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 7pm

A new campaign launched by SavetheNews.org targets a growing threat to the free-flow of information and ideas, so crucial ...

Republicans Can't Block A Warren Appointment | Care2 Causes

Republicans Can't Block A Warren Appointment | ...

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 12am

Republicans in DC and across the nation may be engaged in a collective game of chicken when it comes to crippling the econ...

Care2 Victory! New York Senate Legalizes Same-S...

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 3am

As I've said many times before, any two adults who have the love and dedication to take on one of the most difficult endea...

One Of The World's Last Hyacinth Macaws Searches For Romance | Care2 Causes

One Of The World's Last Hyacinth Macaws Searche...

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 10am

Lots of guys have a hard time finding a date, but few feel the pressure of Coco the Macaw. A two-time resident of Paraguay...

Empowering girls: @girlsincnyc honors its graduating hs seniors with a College Shower (via @Care2)

Empowering girls: @girlsincnyc honors its gradu...

care2.com 22 Jun '11, 9am

Graduating from high school and moving on to college is a momentous occasion in any young person’s life. For the last twel...

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scoregolf.com 04 Jul '11, 3pm

Bits Nick Watney to David Feherty after winning the AT&T National Sunday: "I'm elated." Really Nick? Because you seemed pr...

A Billion Seeds Get Fertilized | Care2 Causes

A Billion Seeds Get Fertilized | Care2 Causes

care2.com 28 Jun '11, 6am

I was extremely fortunate to have some time to chat with Idris at Startingbloc and get acquainted with this exciting new v...

Recent Graduates Head for Green Jobs | Care2 Causes

Recent Graduates Head for Green Jobs | Care2 Ca...

care2.com 27 Jun '11, 1am

In the months before I graduated from college, my conversations were dominated by the job search – how people were doing,...

Is Michele Bachmann a New “Evangelical Feminist”? | Care2 Causes

Is Michele Bachmann a New “Evangelical Feminist...

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 11pm

From the perspective of her religion, Republican candidate-to-be Michele Bachmann is something of a conundrum. Although sh...

More than 170 Women Raped in Eastern Congo | Care2 Causes

More than 170 Women Raped in Eastern Congo | Ca...

care2.com 25 Jun '11, 9am

Last summer, the international community was rocked by the news that hundreds of civilians had been raped in a brutal atta...