AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Exemptions for Women’s health expanded by Supreme Court. Only Congress can create Law that treats women’s healthcare needs & men’s needs equally. There should be no limit on healthcare for any person.

http://www.wsj.com/articles/supreme-court-oks-religious-and-moral-exemptions-for-birth-control-coverage-11594217946

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce As Corporations move to increase employee benefits, pay & safety, this Administration is still attempting to repeal the ACA. They’re out of step with our National Needs for more & better Healthcare, not less. What are they thinking? Covid has permaneochanged our Culture and requirements for Counseling, preventive medicine and greater access to food. We the People are aware we need more services.

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/22/us/politics/republicans-health-care-coronavirus.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce We are strongest when everyone is healthy & educated. Prevention & Maintence of underlying diseases would protect African American lives. Self care & social distancing, masks and gives outside , while the rest of your family is self Quarantined can save lives. #BlackLivesMatter , now that we know they’re most vulnerable, we’ll need more investment in healthcare & prevention of systemic diseases! Normal has to change to survive and thrive!

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/08/its-a-racial-justice-issue-black-americans-are-dying-in-greater-numbers-from-covid-19

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce 11 States open enrollment to ACA now to assure people who are laid off they can be covered now! This is an emergency. Why isn’t every State offering medical healthcare enrollment & ExpandingMedicaid. Why not ease people’s suffering and contain the virus with testing & healthcare. Now!

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/23/upshot/coronavirus-obamacare-marketplaces-reopen.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce 27.5 million workers have no healthcare and it will be more difficult for them to seek help or stay home, jeopardizing co workers in the restaurant, construction & healthcare industry along with their families. Instead of lowering interest rates, the Fed could give a $2000-5000 check to over 200 million people and stimulate growth, too! It’s a thought. My 2 cents.

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/01/upshot/coronavirus-sick-days-service-workers.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Rural Hospitals are closing in Texas, Tennessee & Oklahoma. States without expanded Medicaid leaving patients in a Healthcare desert. Who’s left to take care of the poor, vulnerable and Opioid patients? How can we, as a Society, not treat Diseases and Diseases of Despair?

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/feb/19/us-rural-hospital-closures-report

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Healthcare workers across the Country are seeking to Unionize 👍 For $15/hr min wage & affordable healthcare. They need a Workers Bill of Rights and Unions that support Labors needs. Healthcare needs professionals and proper staffing to help both patients and staff to thrive

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/feb/17/hospital-healthcare-workers-unions-wages-conditions

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce The horror stories of drug pricing continues, yet our Legislators never find the time to pass decent Laws to help “We the People “. Politics as a “blood” sport doesn’t make our lives better. Stop profits over People. There is no inflation, why do drug prices increase? Also, stop TV advertising & reduce costs of drugs.

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/feb/14/americans-bankruptcy-pay-medications-pharmaceutical-industry

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce If Trump lawsuit against the validity of the ACA is proceeds, Americans will have lost Healthcare. Trump is making it more costly to purchase policies with pre existing conditions. Trump could withdraw the Lawsuit & save healthcare for millions.

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/13/upshot/trump-tweets-health-care.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Healthcare is a primary concern of all Americans. They want affordable healthcare & cheaper policy & drug costs. 20 million would be uninsured, if TRUMP & Republicans have their way; Policies Would increase , along with all other costs. This is indeed an urgent matter for debate.

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/10/upshot/obamacare-lawsuit-delay-sought-trump-republicans.html