Category Archives: Health Care

Trump’s Budget from Hell

This is a budget from hell.  Increases for defense and the wall that will ultimately raise the total expenditures, despite the ill-advised cuts.  So, Mr. Zeldin, are you going to say something now, or tow the party line? Trump wants … Continue reading

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Impact of AHCA on Children Alarming

 Published by Children’s Hospital Association  Gina Drioane (202) 753-5372 New research demonstrates magnitude of threat to children’s health Washington, D.C. — Our nation is at an important crossroads, with today’s decisions impacting our economy and workforce far into the future. … Continue reading

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Our Social Contract

Here is a perfect and concise explanation of what a true democracy is about. Letter: Why should I pay indeed? From Barbara Rank —  Hidden Oaks Court, Dubuque, Iowa May 12, 2017 Congressman Rod Blum in a Dubuque town hall … Continue reading

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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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Scrapping ‘Essential Benefits’ May Be Biggest Health Care Change

The Pew Charitable Trusts Research & Analysis Stateline May 09, 2017 By Michael Ollove A baby is born at AnMed Health Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Anderson, South Carolina. Under the Republican health care proposal the House passed last week, … Continue reading

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Trump Budget Would Slash Funds for Office Fighting Opioid Epidemic

Published by Mother Jones The Office of National Drug Control Policy is facing a 95 percent budget cut. JULIA LURIE MAY 5, 2017 12:45 PM The White House is calling for a 95 percent funding cut for the Office of National … Continue reading

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New York Hosp. Assoc. “bigly” upset

My friend Mike Anthony who was a Hospital Administrator submitted this: I’m sharing with you the Greater New York Hospital Association‘s response to the House passed AHCA. Ken Raske has been in charge of GNYHA for many years and knows … Continue reading

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