Category Archives: ACA

217 House Members did Something ‘Revolting’

  Fighting words from  Jon Favreau, Co-Host of Pod Save America, Former Director of Speechwriting for President Barack Obama, at OFA Time to Fight: Seriously — what the House of Representatives did last week was revolting. It didn’t matter to those … Continue reading

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Zeldin says he supports veterans, but they may suffer under AHCA bill

Although Representative Lee Zeldin of NY01 often touts his unwavering support for veterans, this week he voted for the House health care bill that could result in millions of veterans losing their tax credits and many finding themselves in high-risk pools … Continue reading

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#IAmAPreexistingCondition: Twitter fires back after House passes healthcare bill

Posted On Salon FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017 08:15 PM EDT People are sharing their tales of health insurance problems after the House GOP voted to repeal Obamacare KATIE SERENA TOPICS: OBAMACARE REPLACEMENT, PREEXISTING CONDITIONS, TRUMPCARE, POLITICS NEWS, SOCIAL NEWS, NEWS … Continue reading

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New AHCA amendment could be costly to Americans with employer coverage

From The Brookings Institute By: Matthew Fiedler Last week, House Republicans unveiled an amendment to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) that would allow states to waive certain insurance market regulations introduced by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including the … Continue reading

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Tom Price in a Nutshell

From Kirsten Gillibrand, United States Senator Received April 25, 2017 Dear David, Thank you for contacting me regarding your concerns about the nomination of Congressman Tom Price for Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). I … Continue reading

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Ignoring Science can be Dangerous

There has been a public trend to treat scientific issues as no more than partisan issues.   Either you feel or believe that global warming is man-made or not. Either you feel or believe that immunizations are dangerous for your kids … Continue reading

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Lee Zeldin’s Drug Crisis: Billions, or Millions ?

Regarding the drug epidemic, the  CDC (Center for Disease Control) has pointed out 2 trends: A 15-year increase in overdose deaths involving prescription opioid pain relievers and a recent surge in illicit opioid overdose deaths, driven largely by heroin. Prescription … Continue reading

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