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Vital Information about Medicaid and Long-Term Care

Please read this crucial explanation of the importance of Medicaid to long-term care residents and their families from the Long Term Community Coalition:  ltccc-medicaid-middle-class


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Repealing the Affordable Care Act

Without spin or editorializing on the issue, here are some facts from The Center for Medicare Advocacy, medicareadvocacy.org, about the program Congress plans to repeal: The uninsured percentage of Americans under 65 is the currently the lowest in decades. Beginning in 2014, the rate dropped from 16.6% to 10.5%. As of March 31, 2016, 11.1 million people have coverage through Read More


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Afford It? We Must!

It is incredible that TEA Partiers and others against universal health care for Americans should claim that we cannot “afford” it. No responsible individual or family would fail to purchase health insurance unless so financially pressed that it came down to a choice between paying for health insurance and paying rent. Health care, like food and shelter, is a necessity Read More


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We Can’t Wait Until We Can Afford It

It looks as if health care reform is going to cost $1.6 trillion over the next ten years. If that is not enough to scare the pants off you, think about all of the government programs that run hugely over budget. However, this cost does not mean we should not implement a public health care plan that ensures that everyone–that Read More