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Our Healthcare System will Change (Like it or Not)

Submitted by John Hooker In reply to a recent laudable post “Drug Prices: How Pharma Games the System,” I have this to add. To gather momentum to change our system we should be relentless in emphasizing the cost that affects … Continue reading

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The Senate Health Reform Bill Slashes Medicaid Severely

Posted by AARP Posted on 06/23/2017 by Susan Reinhard, Jean Accius, Lynda Flowers, and Ari Houser |  Print The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) now under consideration in the Senate would drastically alter the Medicaid program. The proposed Senate bill … Continue reading

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Are you 64 and making $56,800 a year? Welcome to a $20,500 Trumpcare insurance premium

Posted on Daily Kos By Joan McCarter Monday Jun 26, 2017 · 5:37 PM EDT Popular vote loser Donald Trump freely admits he called the House version of Trumpcare “mean, mean, mean” and also claimed that he wanted a Senate bill … Continue reading

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A Personal Fight

Published as  Letter to the Editor, in the East Hampton Press, page 7, March 15, 2017 My friend Liz was an intense supporter of the ACA (Obamacare).  There was a good reason.  She had her health insurance canceled back in … Continue reading

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Cancer Patients in Fear of the Ultimate Death Panel

Cancer patients, survivors fear GOP efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act,  By Laurie McGinley February 23, 2017 Great article in the WaPo, reminds me of my friend Liz.  She was young when she was first diagnosed with an aggressive … Continue reading

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Pressing Congressman Zeldin

Nice going, Bob Brody and Betty Mazur, who represented East Hampton residents as protesters at the demonstration in Riverhead  on Tuesday Jan 3rd.  Here is the full story in the East Hampton Star as reported by Chris Walsh. Bob was … Continue reading

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The ACA seems to be working…

Robert Reich discusses the ACA which seems to be working.  But there is a lot that needs fixing.  Above all what needs fixing is the oft deceitful misinformation.  Read on here!  Contributed by Arlene Coulter.    

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