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Reinstate Micah Rodriguez's Medicaid Insurance
Health & Wellness  (tags: dying child, medicaid )

Krista
- 78 days ago - change.org
Please help Micah, a 4yr old who was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Deficiency. In March 2014 Micah was taken off Illinois Medicaid program and currently has no medical insurance, because his mother started working.
PA Man Confronts Governor For Refusing To Expand Medicaid: 'How Many People Have To Die?'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Governor Tom Corbett, ACA, Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, health insurance, healthcare )

Roseann
- 208 days ago - alternet.org
Outside a $1,000 a plate luncheon, Governor Corbett faced a man whose fiancee died at 41 because she had no health insurance
Florida Gov. Rick Scott Wants A Favor--From Obama
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, Medicaid, Obamacare, ethics, humans, health, risks, safety, family, study, society )

Carrie
- 583 days ago - motherjones.com
Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) was in Washington, DC on Monday to make a deal. Florida, along with a handful of other Republican-run states, is still trying to wage war against Obamacare by refusing to take the generous expansion of Medicaid provided for ...
Romney-Ryan's Real Poverty Plan: Soak the Poor
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, Medicaid, poverty, healthcare, government, risks, safety, women, warning, children, babies, disease, illness, medicine, protection, society, treatment, nutrition, republicans, lies, usa, elections, ethics, dishonesty, candidates )

JL
- 662 days ago - motherjones.com
Sometimes it's better to lay out the facts simply and starkly, because Romney's priorities really are pretty stark: He wants to cut taxes on the rich and cut spending on the poor. That's Romney's real poverty plan.
Medicaid Official: States Should Accept 'Unusually Generous Federal Resources' To Insure Poorest Residents
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, medicaid, children, women, prevention, disease, health, government, medicine, safety, warning, treatment, illness, ethics )

Carrie
- 686 days ago - thinkprogress.org
In the first official guidance about the health care reform law since the Supreme Court ruling that upheld its constitutionality, the Obama Administration is warning states that they will risk losing federal funding if they do not move to...
The Uninsured Would Increase By Tens of Millions Under Paul Ryans Plan
Health & Wellness  (tags: Wendell Potter, Center for Public Integrity, Medicare, Medicaid, Paul Ryan plan, uninsured )

Dandelion
- 735 days ago - current.com
Wendell Potter, senior analyst for the Center for Public Integrity and former head of public relations at CIGNA, analyze Paul Ryan's plan to restructure Medicare and to put states in charge of Medicaid. Would be taking us back to pre-Medicare days.
Say "Happy Birthday" to Medicare and Medicaid ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicaid, anniversary, research, information, medicine, disease, medicare, drugs, Congress, US, republicans )

Nancy
- 747 days ago - fusa.convio.net
Next week, seniors, children, and people with disabilities across America will be joining together to celebrate the 47th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid. Unfortunately, Republican leaders aren't joining in on the celebration. Instead, they've...
***PLEASE SIGN*** Thank Jay Rockefeller for Defending Medicaid
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, death, disease, healthcare, Medicaid, medicine )

Kit
- 1166 days ago - act.credoaction.com
On Thursday, Democratic Senator Jay Rockefeller, a leading defender of Medicaid, announced that thirty-six other senators joined him in sending a letter to President Obama vowing to oppose the Republican attacks on Medicaid.1
McCain's Medicaid Cuts: $738 Billion Over 10 Years»
Health & Wellness  (tags: John McCain, health care, healthcare, Medicaid, Medicare, cuts to Medicre, cuts to Medicaid, Republicans, Neocons, PNAC, Campaign 2008 )

Blue
- 2115 days ago - wonkroom.thinkprogress.org
McCain recently proposed cutting $1.3 trillion from Medicare and Medicaid to plug the $1.3 trillion funding gap in his budget-neutral health care plan. Republicans cut benefits to OLD PEOPLE and CHILDREN first ... remember that!
When Is Enough Enough?
Health & Wellness  (tags: biological maintenance, dying, medical treatment, hospitals, doctors, Medicare, Medicaid, nursing homes, prolonging life )

RC
- 2144 days ago - nytimes.com
I think many of us share a similar fear: dying alone, incapacitated, perhaps unable to speak, to remember, to do the simplest thing for ourselves. Read this piece & share your thoughts on prolonging life when real life itself has already departed.
Why America Needs Universal Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: US health care, Medicaid, bureacracy, health insurance )

RC
- 2376 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Incisive report on how people slip through the medical-care cracks in this country - the forgotten, almost-middle class ill: too "well-off" for Medicaid, not "sick enough" for other aid.
Hidden Rations: Why Poor Kids Can't Go to the Dentist
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, children, disease, dentalcare, denstists, medicaid, poor, death, doctors, healthcare, infection, medicine, prevention, treatment )

Jadonia
- 2634 days ago - slate.com
Earlier this year, Deamonte Driver, a 12-year-old boy living in Maryland, died after he got a tooth infection that led to a brain infection. Deamonte had never had routine dental care.* The problem wasn't that he was among America's 47 million uninsured.
   

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