Category Archives: mental health

‘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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New amendment to GOP health bill effectively allows full elimination of community rating, exposing sick to higher premiums

Brookings Institute Matthew FiedlerThursday, April 27, 2017 In recent weeks, the Trump Administration and House Republicans have been engaged in negotiations aimed at resurrecting the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Last night, the House Rules Committee posted an amendment to … Continue reading

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GOP Rep [Zeldin] brushes off town hall mom pleading for help for her heroin-addicted son

Published by ShareBlue Media By Oliver Willis   |APRIL 28, 2017 Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) refused to answer a mother after she pleaded with him to stop Donald Trump from gutting coverage for substance abuse treatment for her heroin-addicted son. Rep. Lee … Continue reading

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