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Your Weekly Recommendations Monday, March 27, 2017
 
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Why Republicans Are Ruling With Utter Incomptence
New Republic • Brian Beutler
Rising From The Ashes - A Novel Bipartisan Approach To Health Care Reform
Forbes • Carolyn Mcclanahan, Contributor
Sanders: ‘I'm Going to Introduce a Medicare-for-All, Single-Payer Program’
Ali Meyer Articles • Susan Jones
Beyond the bill: It#39;s time we start looking at health insurance as an investment
Moneycontrol Latest News
First Edition: March 27, 2017
Kaiser Health News
Trump ignores swamp, shreds safety net on his supporters | Editorial
New Jersey Star Ledger • Star-Ledger Editorial Board
If Socialism and Feminism Had a Baby, This Is What It Would Look Like
AlterNet • Allen White, Alternet
3 Ways to Maximize Your Medicare
Fool.com: The Motley Fool • Selena Maranjian
Failed health plan shadows GOP Georgia special election debate
Atlanta Journal-Constitution • Greg Bluestein
Arizona Now Allows Pharmaceutical Companies to Legally Communicate Off-Label Treatment to Medical Professionals
Policy and Medicine • Medicine Writing Staff, Policy, Thomas Sullivan
 
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Why Republicans Are Ruling With Utter Incomptence
New RepublicBrian Beutler
Congressional Democrats kicked off the first term of the Obama administration having controlled the House and Senate for just two years. Consecutive landslide elections, in 2006 and 2008, left their caucuses overrun with unseasoned legislators, steeped in opposition politics and beset by...
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Barack Obama, Health Care Costs
Rising From The Ashes - A Novel Bipartisan Approach To Health Care Reform
ForbesCarolyn Mcclanahan, Contributor
As President Trump and the Republicans have learned, health care reform is complex. The failure to pass the American Health Care Act reveals Americans want a real plan for their health care. Repeal of the Affordable Care Act wasn’t good enough without...
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Barack Obama, Medicare
Sanders: ‘I'm Going to Introduce a Medicare-for-All, Single-Payer Program’
Ali Meyer ArticlesSusan Jones
(CNSNews.com) – The Republican repeal and replace bill was a “disastrous piece of legislation” designed to give tax breaks to the wealthy, and it deserved to die in the House, Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont socialist, told CNN’s “State of the Union”...
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Finance, Health Care Costs
Beyond the bill: It#39;s time we start looking at health insurance as an investment
Moneycontrol Latest News
Health insurance can be your trusted health consultant and at the same time is a solid investment that will secure your savings that were accumulated for essential life goals Tapan Singhel Urban India currently is on the cusp of a revolution that...
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Health Care Costs, Health Care Industry
First Edition: March 27, 2017
Kaiser Health News
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Health Insurance, Medicare
Trump ignores swamp, shreds safety net on his supporters | Editorial
New Jersey Star LedgerStar-Ledger Editorial Board
In the fetid swamp that Donald Trump calls Washington, powerful special interest groups defend the Pentagon and entitlement programs, like Medicare and Social Security. The government is gradually becoming nothing but defense and entitlements, thanks to them. Everything else - from heating...
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Economic Policy, Medicare
If Socialism and Feminism Had a Baby, This Is What It Would Look Like
AlterNetAllen White, Alternet
A "caring economy" would eliminate the destructive assumption that self-interest drives the market. The provision of care has often been marginalized in economic theory and policy, yet it remains basic to the well-being of current and future generations. Allen White, a senior...
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Cancer, Health Care Industry
3 Ways to Maximize Your Medicare
Fool.com: The Motley FoolSelena Maranjian
"Part of the middle class promise is that, after a lifetime of hard work, you'll be able to retire and enjoy the fruits of that labor. Medicare was established to secure that promise." -- Al Franken There's significant uncertainty about Medicare's future...
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Barack Obama, Medicare
Failed health plan shadows GOP Georgia special election debate
Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionGreg Bluestein
The blast radius of the failed healthcare measure shook up a Republican debate over who should succeed Tom Price in the special election to represent his suburban Atlanta district, as several top GOP contenders sparred over what Congress should have done. The...
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Health Care Costs, Health Care Industry
Arizona Now Allows Pharmaceutical Companies to Legally Communicate Off-Label Treatment to Medical Professionals
Policy and MedicineMedicine Writing Staff, Policy, Thomas Sullivan
As many of our readers know all too well, pharmaceutical companies are not permitted to discuss off-label, legal, alternative uses for an approved drug with physicians and other healthcare professionals. However, a bill in Arizona, HB 2382 (The Free Speech in Medicine...
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