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FTC to Study the Impact of COPAs
Oct 23 2019

The Federal Trade Commission issued orders to five health insurance companies and two health systems to provide information that will allow the agency to study the effects of certificates of public advantage (COPAs) on prices, quality, access, and innovation...

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AFT members dive into candidate endorsement process
Oct 01 2019

As the presidential elections inch closer and the field of candidates gets more and more competitive, AFT members are engaging, parsing campaign platforms, asking questions of the candidates, and voicing their priorities as educators...

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The false choice over “Medicare for All”
Sep 23 2019

Ask any voter in the country today and they’ll tell you that health care is top of mind. In other developed countries, health care is a basic human right, but in the United States, it’s a commodity...

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Local 5103 Officer Election Update, September 19
Sep 19 2019

We have received protests that challenge the election of the TECH Co-President. The RN Co-President election and 3 Vice President were not challenged. We will be investigating the protests and will render a decision as soon as possible.

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