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Your Weekly Recommendations Thursday, November 23, 2017
 
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Texas Woman Charged With Mailing Explosives To State's Governor And Obama
NPR • Maggie Penman
Lessons From Squanto
Zero Hedge • Tyler Durden
ANALYSIS: Health care should be a right, but the US doesn't have a 'system'
ABC News • Tim Johnson
Data may weigh on pros/Cons of expanded care optometry
Medical Xpress
Maine needs Susan Collins to fight Senate’s attempt to sabotage Obamacare — again
Bangor Daily News • Contributed
The GOP tax plan could negatively affect your Social Security benefits
USA Today • The Motley Fool
A Thanksgiving apology and thank you to the folks at CCIIO
ACASignups.net • Charles Gaba
The GOP tax plan got a triple whammy of brutal reviews
businessinsider.com.au • Bob Bryan
Obamacare Enrollment Still Strong Despite Trump's Tight Sign-Up Window
Forbes • Bruce Japsen, Contributor
ACA health care sign ups are running smoothly so far in Montana
Missoulian • Holly K. Michels, Susan Olp
 
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Law, Medicare
Texas Woman Charged With Mailing Explosives To State's Governor And Obama
NPRMaggie Penman
A 46-year-old woman in Texas has been charged with mailing explosives to Gov. Greg Abbott and then-President Obama. Authorities say the devices could have seriously injured or even killed someone.
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Medicare
Lessons From Squanto
Zero HedgeTyler Durden
Authored by MN Gordon via EconomicPrism.com, Governments across the planet will go to any length to meddle in the lives and private affairs of their citizens. This is what our experiences and observations have shown. What gives? For one, politicians have an...
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Barack Obama, Health Care Costs
ANALYSIS: Health care should be a right, but the US doesn't have a 'system'
ABC NewsTim Johnson
This is the fourth article in a five-part series. Is health care a privilege or a right? That may be the most contentious question in the whole health care debate. When he was president, George W. Bush felt the need to address...
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Medicare
Data may weigh on pros/Cons of expanded care optometry
Medical Xpress
(HealthDay)—More than three-quarters of residents living in states where optometrists have been granted expanded scope of practice live within an estimated travel time (ETT) of 30 minutes to the nearest ophthalmologist office, according to a study published online Nov. 22 in JAMA...
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Barack Obama, Health Care Industry
Maine needs Susan Collins to fight Senate’s attempt to sabotage Obamacare — again
Bangor Daily NewsContributed
Just weeks after voters in Maine resoundingly approved a referendum to expand Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act, Sen. Susan Collins has the opportunity to protect health care access for Mainers again by opposing an ill-conceived effort inserted into the Senate...
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Economic Policy, Medicare
The GOP tax plan could negatively affect your Social Security benefits
USA TodayThe Motley Fool
Republicans and Democrats shouted across each other in a heated Senate Finance committee hearing debating the tax bill overhaul. The Senate version of tax bill was approved and sent to the full Senate after four days of often fierce partisan debate. (Nov....
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Health Care Industry, Health Insurance
A Thanksgiving apology and thank you to the folks at CCIIO
ACASignups.netCharles Gaba
Thu, 11/23/2017 - 9:26am You've probably never heard of the Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight (CCIIO)... The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), part of the Department of Health & Human Services...
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Economic Policy, Federal Budget
The GOP tax plan got a triple whammy of brutal reviews
businessinsider.com.auBob Bryan
Three new analyses of the Senate's Tax Cuts and Jobs Act all delivered bad news for Republican leaders. The Tax Policy Center found that more than 50% of Americans would see a tax increase in 2027 under the bill. More »
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Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Health Care Industry
Obamacare Enrollment Still Strong Despite Trump's Tight Sign-Up Window
ForbesBruce Japsen, Contributor
More than 2 million Americans have signed up for individual health coverage under the Affordable Care Act in the first three weeks of a sign-up window that the Donald Trump White House cut in half. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services...
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Affordable Care Act, Blue Cross
ACA health care sign ups are running smoothly so far in Montana
MissoulianHolly K. Michels, Susan Olp
Though state-level numbers aren't in, insurance companies and those who help people get coverage say the process is working smoothly in the open enrollment period for signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. “It’s going fine, we have lots...
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