Category Archives: mental health

The new Senate health care bill — and the return of preexisting conditions — explained

Posted on Vox.com Updated by Sarah Kliffsarah@vox.com Jul 13, 2017, 1:18pm EDT Senate Republicans introduced a revised version of their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, one that would allow insurers to once again deny … Continue reading

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Summary of CBO Report on Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (Senate Bill)

June 26, 2017 Cost Estimate CBO and JCT estimate that enacting the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 would reduce federal deficits by $321 billion over the coming decade and increase the number of people who are uninsured by 22 … Continue reading

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Winners And Losers: 40 Is Old In Senate GOP Health Plan’s Subsidy Structure

KAISER HEALTH NEWS — REPEAL & REPLACE WATCH By Julie Appleby June 22, 2017 People getting subsidies to help buy health insurance would see at least three sharp changes — tied to both age and income — that could dramatically … Continue reading

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New polling numbers are out for ‘Trumpcare’, and they’re a disaster for Republicans  

But when is this going to affect voters’ behavior? POSTED ON DAILY KOS By Hunter Wednesday Jun 21, 2017 · 2:15 PM EDT Which is exactly why they’re trying to ram a Senate bill through without letting the public know … Continue reading

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No One in Zeldin’s Office Could Care Less

By Steven Lupo I called Senators Schumer and Gillibrand’s office yesterday.   I spoke to Jason at Schumer’s office and Saj (her nickname) at Gillibrand’s office. I stated I heard that 13 Republican men were hiding behind closed doors, trying to … Continue reading

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Zeldin on Opiods

Posted in Smithtown Matters, June 14 To The Editor: I read Mr. Zeldin’s op-ed concerning the opioid epidemic in wonderment. It is hard to disagree with his view that the opiod epidemic is a crisis America needs to confront. But, … Continue reading

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‘My Life Is Very Full’: People With Disabilities Worry About GOP Medicaid Cuts

Kaiser Health News By Elly Yu, WABE June 7, 2017 Evan Nodvin, seen here in his Atlanta-area apartment, uses servicesthat are covered by Medicaid. (Elly Yu/WABE) Several decades ago, Evan Nodvin’s life probably would have looked quite different. Nodvin has … Continue reading

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