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Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Health Care

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Health Care

New Blood Donation Guidelines Still Problematic
Posted on Thursday May 14, 2015

Last December, I wrote that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had announced that it would be changing its policy on blood donations by men who have sex with men (MSM). For decades, the FDA has banned MSM from donating blood indefinitely. However, last December the FDA announced that it will be replacing its […]

Medicaid Expansion Faltering in Montana?
Posted on Monday May 11, 2015

Two weeks ago, Montana Governor Steve Bullock signed a Medicaid expansion bill into law, increasing the number of states that have expanded Medicaid to twenty-nine, plus the District of Columbia. However, concerns from the White House over provisions in the Medicaid expansion bill highlight the difficulty of expanding Medicaid in red states. The Affordable Care […]

A Budget Far from the Moral Document We Need
Posted on Thursday May 07, 2015

In response to the U.S. Senate passing a budget yesterday that would cut vital programs for the poor and repeal the Affordable Care Act, RAC Director Rabbi Jonah Pesner issued the following statement: We condemn in the strongest terms yesterday’s Senate passage of a budget that would significantly cut funding for crucial programs that help […]

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