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Susan Jaffe

Washington, D. C.
Freelance Health Reporter and Contributor — Freelance, Kaiser Health News
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Kaiser Health News Contributing Writer on health policy & aging, Lancet's DC Correspondent, ex-Plain Dealer (OH) aging issues reporter; tips?

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@louiseslaughter, the only microbiologist in Congress, died today at age 88. She told @TheLancet in 2014 thatpublic pressure forced some US food producers to stop using antibiotics."It's not because they are afraid the government is going to do anything.”
Ending caps on what #Medicare pays for #PhysicalTherapy + the #Jimmo settlement where feds agreed #improvement in health not necessary = Medicare coverage for as long as you need it & are eligible. Details from @KHNews Questions? email 
#Medicare's website on #physical, #occupational & #speech #therapy--  … -- updated TODAY, says "Medicare law no longer limits how much Medicare pays..." Details on this and other benefit changes from @KHNews 
Here's what #Medicare's website --  -- tells you about physical, occupational & speech therapy coverage: "Error: Page Not Found." Updated info will appear there, eventually. While you're waiting, here's what @KHNews says 
Lifting therapy caps is just one of the important changes Congress approved last month to improve coverage for millions of people in #Medicare. Find out more here  via @khnews @medicarerights @avalerehealth @CMAorg
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