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JoeTheLionWentToTheBar

Does anyone know if anything in the HealthCare bill will inject money into herpes research, subsidizing or making meds cheaper, or better testing.

Also, does anyone know if this intrusion into privacy on many levels, especially controlling people's health habits, eating, fitness, age, etc. and related mandates, risk pool creation, taxes, and penalties,

Does anything in this bill plan to penalize people for risky sexual behavior or presence of STDs causing them to be placed in more expensive risk pools?

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JBnATL

Who knows what was in the bill that was passed

Despite earlier promises by speaker Pelosi that the bill would be posted online for 72 hours prior to the vote, it was not and at 2,000 pages who has the time to read it all.

Plus the senate has yet to vote on their version of the legislation, then it has to be reconciled with the house bill. So what is finally chosen may look nothing like what the house just passed.

Hopefully this gets stalled in the senate and the government does not get a chance to take over 1/6th of our economy.

There have been some major announcements in finding vaccines and treatments for this virus. Search through the forums and you should be able to find links to these announcements.

Good luck!

JB

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ntdc

the bill has been posted online for some time final language wasnt posted but should be now since the vote is over.

the bill doesnt affect funding for NIH or NIAD as far as i know (Research)

it doesn't reduce your rights under HIPAA and language about sexual health (abortions) has been struck down from the bill. i do not think there would be any way

to enforce such requirements anyway

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