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ACA in Reverse!

About 4 million working-age people have lost insurance coverage since 2016 The uninsured rates among lower-income adults rose from 20.9 percent in 2016 to 25.7 percent in March 2018 Check out the story here! This is also interesting:  Survey shows … Continue reading

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Letter to Sen. McCain

From Max Plesset MD (Springs, East Hampton) Dear Senator McCain, I have always respected your independence, judgement and thoughtful decision making. Now you have a serious malignancy and I am sorry for that. Undoubtedly you are receiving the best of … Continue reading

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McConnell’s Unbelievably Reckless Plan B: Repeal ACA With Nothing to Replace It

Published on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 by Indivisible Guide by Indivisible Project 11 Comments A repeal-only bill, explains Indivisible, is “the most extreme attempt yet at dismantling people’s healthcare.” (Photo: Amirah Sequeira/TwitPic)   Republicans considered going this same route in … Continue reading

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Americans Don’t Want Senate’s Health Care Plan, But It’s Unclear What They Do Want

This is from my friend John Hooker: OK guys — this is a must-read. It contains what you need to know about American public opinion on health care. Don’t forget, health care affects everyone and encompasses almost every aspect of … Continue reading

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Do or Die on Trumpcare

Senate Republicans want to rush a vote on Trumpcare in JUNE, whether they have the votes or not. The deciding moment may be near.   Since much of this is behind closed doors and interest groups such as doctor associations, hospital … Continue reading

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We All Have Pre-existing Conditions

If 1/7 people were turned away on medical insurance applications prior to Obamacare (before 2009), then you probably know someone in your circle of friends with a pre-existing condition, who was denied insurance in those “dark ages”.   Call or … Continue reading

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Take The KHF AHCA Quiz

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We are Angry

By Amy Turner. Shame on Lee Zeldin! We’re angry that Rep. Lee Zeldin voted for a healthcare bill that is condemned by local and national health practitioners and will hurt our families. Rep. Zeldin has continued to lie about the … Continue reading

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Shame on Zeldin Rally

About 1 week ago, CD-1 citizens held a rally in front of Rep. Zeldin’s Patchogue offices.  “Shame on Zeldin” was the battle cry referring to LZ’s vote for Trumpcare (AHCA).  By my estimate 150 people attended. There were 4 speakers: … Continue reading

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Thanks for Voting for Trumpcare, Mr. Zeldin!

Printed in the Three Village Times Herald this week: Thank you Rep. Lee Zeldin for voting “yes” for Trumpcare in the U.S. House of Representatives. This bill slashes insurance subsidies, makes drastic cuts to Medicaid, guts pre-existing condition protection, de-funds planned parenthood and makes insurance less … 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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Bunker Mentality at Zeldin’s Office

Written by Steve Lupo and posted on FB (reprinted here with permission). I visited Zeldin’s Patchogue office today with several other concerned citizens. I went upstairs and walked into the office alone. A woman behind the desk was on the … Continue reading

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AHCA (Trumpcare) Bill is a Disaster

Here is why the American Health Care Act (Trumpcare) is a disaster. The bill has now been vetted (along with its latest changes). In particular, the Congressional Budget Office has reported on the bill and the Brookings Institution has discussed … Continue reading

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