Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Health Care
The 2014-15 LAs Say Goodbye
Posted on Friday August 07, 2015
The legislative assistant offices at the RAC have a strange feel to them today—all of the zany pictures and decorations adorning our desks have been removed, the usual desktop clutter has vanished and there is a strong scent of cleaning solution flowing through the air. After 50 weeks at the RAC, it’s our last day, […]
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 […]
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 Following the release of draft guidance by the […]
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