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Executive Orders: This is Trump’s Brain on Drugs

Executive Orders: This is Trump’s Brain on Drugs

    By Thomas L. Knapp On July 24, US president Donald Trump signed four executive orders with an eye toward altering the way prescription drugs are priced and purchased in the United States. Three of the four orders embody good ideas that accord with the goals of think tanks supposedly supporting “free-market policy solutions” […]

New Report Finds California Has 2nd Fewest Healthcare Workers

New Report Finds California Has 2nd Fewest Healthcare Workers

    Self.Inc The coronavirus outbreak has called into question the nation’s preparedness to respond to and mitigate health crises. As the number of presumptive and confirmed COVID-19 cases continue to increase, hospitals across the country face shortages of equipment, personnel, and beds. While the pandemic is highlighting shortcomings of the U.S. healthcare system overall, […]

Veterans Healthcare Greater Los Angeles | On The Move!

Veterans Healthcare Greater Los Angeles | On The Move!

The VA Gardena Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) is being transferred from the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS) to the VA Long Beach Healthcare System (VALBHS). This change will allow VALBHS the opportunity to serve Veterans along their northern most border. In addition, this transfer allows VAGLAHS to more readily and easily manage the […]

Why Is AARP Sponsoring A Forum Letting Medicare For All Candidates Promote Ideas Harmful To It And Its Partners?

Why Is AARP Sponsoring A Forum Letting Medicare For All Candidates Promote Ideas Harmful To It And Its Partners?

Evie Fordham | Politics and Health Care Reporter   Every major Democratic presidential candidate is scheduled to make an appearance at an AARP-sponsored health care forums in Iowa in July. Yet many of these candidates stand for dismantling the health care insurance system that AARP and its partners like UnitedHealth Group rely on. Hawaii Rep. […]

AB 4 Medi-Cal For All Indivduals Illegally In California CANCELLED– BUT…..

AB 4 Medi-Cal For All Indivduals Illegally In California CANCELLED– BUT…..

Editor’s note: We the People Rising informed us today, 7-10-19, that although strong opposition resulted in this bill being shelved, proponents did a end run by including a partial version of it as a  line item in the budget just signed by Governor Newsom.This  would only be funded for the coming fiscal year. But, proponents […]

The Mission Act | Veterans’ Healthcare Becomes Effective June 1, 2019, Learn More About It!

Charles Green, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Outreach Manager, will update veterans on certain aspects of the Mission Act, effective June 1, 2019. In particular, he’ll be speaking about veterans ability to use certain urgent care facilities and the expansion of the caregiver program. Date: May 23, 2019 | Time: 3 – 4 pm […]

A breakthrough in health care for veterans is coming in June — Here’s what to expect

by VA Cabinet Secretary Robert Wilkie | Originally published on FOX News Imagine if Republicans and Democrats worked together to pass reforms that improve the lives of millions of people. And imagine if those reforms put America’s veterans at the center of their health care decisions, leading to better customer service for our nation’s heroes. This isn’t hypothetical. It happened last year […]

Veterans Will Have More Access to Private Health Care Under New V.A. Rules

Veterans Will Have More Access to Private Health Care Under New V.A. Rules

By Jennifer Steinhauer | Jan. 30, 2019 Published in the New York Times WASHINGTON — Veterans who live as little as a 30-minute drive from a Veterans Affairs health care facility will instead be able to choose private care, the most significant change in rules released Wednesday as part of the Trump administration’s effort to fix years-old problems with […]

Opinion: Universal Health Care Should Not be a Right

Opinion: Universal Health Care Should Not be a Right

Jim Martin | Chairman, 60 Plus Association   There is no shortage of Democrats tinkering with the idea of seeking their party’s presidential nomination next year. Thus far, it appears traditional Democrats are outnumbered by others positioning themselves as more progressively liberal than the previously announced candidate. But one common thread among them is “Medicare […]

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