17 Senators Ask Biden to Push for Medicare Expansion

A group of 17 Senators sent a letter on Sunday to President Biden asking him to expand Medicare as part of his American Families Plan.

The Senators specifically ask for Biden to lower the Medicare eligibility age, expand Medicare benefits to include hearing, dental, and vision care, implement a cap on out-of-pocket expenses under traditional Medicare, and allow the program to negotiate lower drug prices.

The letter is led by Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Debbie Stabenow of Michigan and Ben Cardin of Maryland. 

The American Families Plan and its specifics are expected to be unveiled ahead of Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday to mark his first 100 days in office.

Story at CNN and Politico