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Opting for End of Life

Ten states now permit Medical Aid in Dying (MAID) — why do patients request to end their lives early, and how do medical providers make sure they mean it? Esmé Deprez recalls getting a succinct text from her father, Ron, one morning. “He was ready to die,” she says, “and he needed me to help.” …

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Louisiana Disabled Verterans Get Discount On Property Taxes!

Do you know who really won the 2022 midterm elections? Disabled veterans! That’s because Louisiana voters approved an amendment to our Constitution that LOWERS the PROPERTY TAX bills for many disabled veterans. Unfortunately, not all disabled veterans are eligible. The property tax break is only for veterans whose disability is connected to their military service. …

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Price Transparency

A new law went into effect on January 1, 2020. The Hospital Price Transparency Rule requires hospitals to “establish, update, and make public a list of the standard charges for the items and services that they provide.” I don’t think that knowing how much something is going to cost before you buy it should be …

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Special Education

Should handicapped children be educated?  There is a federal law that says they should be and that they have a right to a “free appropriate public education.” So how do you think Louisiana is doing? On June 4, 2021 the U.S. Department of Education issued a report that found that Louisiana was not meeting the …

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Disability Work Without Worry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2021 WYDEN, CASSIDY: ALLOW AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES TO WORK WITHOUT WORRY Bipartisan Bill Ensures American with Disabilities Will Not Lose Social Security Benefits for Working Washington, D.C. – Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Senator Bill Cassidy, R-La., today introduced legislation to remove a Social Security work disincentive …

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