Speaker Turzai’s medically incorrect comments about kids, COVID-19 are ‘reckless,’ ‘dangerous’

Speaker Turzai’s medically incorrect comments about kids, COVID-19 are ‘reckless,’ ‘dangerous’  NOTE: The physicians below are speaking in their capacity as members of the Committee to Protect Medicare. They should be identified only as indicated in this news release. PHILADELPHIA – The Committee to Protect Medicare Monday called Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai’s recommendation to…

Coronavirus Resource Center

TIPS FOR CITIZENS TO AVOID SPREAD OF COVID-19: If you have minor symptoms (cough, runny nose, fever, body aches, etc.) it is not likely you need supportive care. It’s best to stay home, treat the symptoms, and avoid infecting others at this time. Despite the Trump Administration’s promises, there are still not enough tests for…

CTP & Change Research Polling: Trump Vulnerable on Health Care

To better understand voters in swing states’ attitudes toward President Trump’s health care promises and proposed Medicare cuts, the Committee to Protect Medicare commissioned a survey of 2,993 registered voters in Arizona, Iowa, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. The randomized survey was conducted from January 30th – February 2nd, 2020 for. As outlined below, the poll…

RAW STORY: ‘I respectfully disagree on that’: Pence explains in Iowa diner he doesn’t support protecting Medicaid and Medicare

Vice President Mike Pence stopped at the Drake Diner in Des Moines, Iowa Thursday night around 5 p.m. CDT when he was confronted by Michigander Dr. Rob Davidson. Davidson explained that he is part of the Committee to Protect Medicare and he was concerned about the administrations position on Medicare and Medicaid. “I respectfully disagree…

Medpage Today: Trump’s Medicare Plan Gets Mixed Reviews

Reactions to President Trump’s plans to revamp Medicare — outlined in an executive order released Thursday — split largely along partisan lines, with most medical professional societies preferring to remain on the sidelines for now. Rob Davidson, MD, an emergency physician in Michigan and executive director of the Committee to Protect Medicare & Affordable Care, blasted the rule…