5 Things to Know About Trump’s New Budget Plan

By May 23, 2017IN THE NEWS

Money.com: 5 Things to Know About Trump’s New Budget Plan (5/23/2017) President Trump’s budget proposal cuts an additional $610 billion from Medicaid along with the $839 billion in cuts under the American Health Care Act. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, a program for American with significant disabilities that prevent them from working, will also be reduced. Additional proposed changes to SSDI include testing “new approaches to increase labor force participation.” Justice in Aging’s Kate Lang said that, “beneficiaries already get regular re-evaluations to maintain eligibility.”

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