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Brendan Williams

Most recent articles by Brendan Williams

Trump’s proposed budget is an attack on Medicare

In March 2015, President Donald Trump, on Twitter, stated, “I was the first & only potential GOP candidate to state there will be no cuts to Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid.  Huckabee copied me.”  Looking for New Hampshire votes at the time, canvassing a state with the second-oldest population, Trump went on to win the Granite State’s…

2020 race could focus on LTC

We have come a long way from when a Democratic president, in signing Medicare and Medicaid into law, stated: “There are those alone in suffering who will now hear the sound of some approaching footsteps coming to help.”

The truth behind MLTSS

In studying “managed long-term services and supports” for a law review article, I was struck by the lack of accountability and cost overruns that have accompanied placing the administration of a vital safety net, dating to 1965, into the hands of insurance companies.

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