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Fixing Obamacare Rather Than Repealing It

The Manhattan Institute’s Avik Roy has just released a comprehensive and very impressive new study of the American healthcare system, “Transcending Obamacare: A Patient-Centered Plan for Near-Universal Coverage and Permanent Fiscal Solvency… 289 more words

Jack Heidel

Palliative care, end-of-life counseling moves forward even if politicians don't

Five years after it exploded into a political conflagration over “death panels,” the issue of paying doctors to talk to patients about end-of-life care is making a comeback, and such sessions may be covered for the 50 million Americans on Medicare as early as next year.

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Politics

Illinois peeps, check out - End-of-Life Talks May Finally Overcome Politics

Medicare may cover advance care planning that was once decried as “death panels,” and some private insurers are not waiting for the political process.. via NYT Health http://ift.tt/1nbi1Vs

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Estate Planning for Young People with Special Needs: Article 17A Guardianships and Special Needs Trusts

by Bryan Lane Berson, Esq.                                   Download PDF: Article 17A Guardianships and SNTs in NY

Article 17A Guardianships

New York has established different guardianships for people in need of supervision (sometime referred to as “incapacitated persons,” “IPs,” or “wards”). 590 more words

Estate Planning

'In many cases Americans can do better on benefits than in an entry level job': Data shows more than a THIRD of the U.S. is on welfare handouts

Around 110 million Americans are now on government welfare benefits
This equates to more than one third of the country relying on handouts
At least 51 million are using food stamps and 83 million are on Medicaid… 620 more words

Societal

"Pennsylvania becomes 27th state to expand Medicaid"

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This August 29, 2014 article found on GoErie.com talks about Pennsylvania’s adoption of medicaid expansion due in part to pressure from advocacy groups for the poor in the state pressuring the Governor to expand coverage. 11 more words

Mental Health

AcceliNEWS Weekly Round Up

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Bobby Jindal Sues Federal Government Over Common Core… 263 more words

Special Education