Bustos Reminds Illinois Seniors Of Medicare Open Enrollment Period

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reminded Illinois seniors of the Medicare open enrollment period during which seniors can make changes to their Medicare plan and sign up for 2015 coverage. Medicare open enrollment began last month and continues through December 7th. It is not connected to the Affordable Care Act health care […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Launches Week-Long “Preserve And Protect” Tour

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she will be spending the week touring the Northwestern and Central region of Illinois that she represents and discussing the importance of preserving and protecting Medicare and Social Security. “Medicare and Social Security are solemn promises that our nation has made across generations,” said Congresswoman Cheri Bustos. “We […]

In Response To Bustos Letter, Social Security Administration Reverses Decision To Cut Field Office Services

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) received word that her fight to prevent service cuts at Social Security Field Offices achieved its goal. In a response to the Congresswoman’s letter of June 20, the Social Security Administration notified Congresswoman Bustos that, contrary to their original plans, they would continue to provide benefit verification letters at regional […]