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Health Care

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Health Care

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Health Care

Happy 50th Birthday Medicare and Medicaid!           
Posted on Thursday July 30, 2015

Fifty years ago, on July 30, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Social Security Act Amendments, which established Medicare and Medicaid and dramatically changed the landscape of health insurance in America. Before the programs went into effect, approximately half of all seniors lacked insurance and many other people, especially people with disabilities, families with […]

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RAC Submits Comments Urging FDA to Stop Discriminating Against MSM
Posted on Tuesday July 14, 2015

Last December, the FDA announced that it would be replacing its current lifelong ban on blood donations from men who have had sex with men (MSM) with a policy that allows MSM to give blood if they have not had sex with another man in the past year. Following the release of draft guidance by the […]

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Expanding Health Services for the Critically Ill
Posted on Tuesday July 07, 2015

Americans are living longer today than they have before in the history of the United States, yet people with advanced illnesses face a complicated and fragmented system of care delivery that can put them at risk for additional adverse results. Consequently, many people with advanced illnesses do not fully understand their condition or treatment options […]

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Contact Our Legislative Policy Team

For more information on this issue, contact Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Jordan Dashow at (202) 387-2800.