Chancellor Philip Hammond. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire Archant Chancellor Philip Hammond will present his final pre-Brexit Budget today – and the Eastern Daily Press will bring you the latest on what it means for people and businesses in East Anglia. We will be hosting a Facebook Live discussion straight after the Budget announcement, which begins at 3.30pm.The debate will be chaired by EDP political editor Richard Porritt, who will be joined by Clare Goodswen and Steve Dack of accountants M+A Partners.They will digest the announcement and discuss its implications, from business rates and income tax changes, to how much it will cost to buy a pint or fill up your car. The live discussion will begin between 4.30pm and 5pm, and you can submit your live questions to the panel, or in advance by emailing [email protected] to www.facebook.com/edp24 from around 3.30pm to watch the debate live, or catch up at www.edp24.co.uk/business … [Read more...] about Join in and submit your questions to the experts, with the EDP’s Facebook Live Budget coverage
Dave Kolpack, Associated Press Updated 10:47 pm CDT, Friday, October 26, 2018 U.S. Senate candidates from North Dakota Heidi Heitkamp, left, and Kevin Cramer joke during one of the lighter moments in their debate in Fargo, N.D., on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Heitkamp, the Democratic senator, and Cramer, the Republican congressman, had lively discussions over health care, trade and social security in their second and last debate of the campaign. less U.S. Senate candidates from North Dakota Heidi Heitkamp, left, and Kevin Cramer joke during one of the lighter moments in their debate in Fargo, N.D., on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Heitkamp, the Democratic senator, ... more Photo: Dave Kolpack, AP Photo: Dave Kolpack, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 U.S. Senate candidates from North Dakota Heidi Heitkamp, left, and … [Read more...] about Cramer, Heitkamp turn rapid-fire debate into lively exchange
It’s bad enough that a patient has a health emergency so dire it requires a helicopter ride to make it to the hospital in time. But then comes the bill, which can approach six figures and for which insurance coverage is often spotty. In this Facebook Live discussion, Diane Webber, a senior editor at KHN who has coordinated coverage of the issue, talks with senior editor Stephanie Stapleton about the regulatory and market-based factors that contribute to these sky-high costs. Here’s our coverage, done in partnership with NPR: Taken For A Ride: After ATV Crash, Doctor Gets $56,603 Bill For Air Ambulance Trip Will Congress Bring Sky-High Air Ambulance Bills Down To Earth? Related Topics Multimedia Bill Of The Month Facebook Live … [Read more...] about Facebook Live: What About Those Sky-High Air Ambulance Costs?
Throughout history, humans have dreamed of immortality. The search for ways to prolong our lives are splashed across the pages of our favorite books, and onscreen in some of our favorite movies. From Ponce de Leon searching for the Fountain of Youth, to Harry Potter finding the Sorcerer’s Stone, to Indiana Jones drinking from the Holy Grail, the quest for eternal life has long captured our imagination. Now, with science drawing ever closer to cracking the code, the concept of immortality is no longer an inconceivable myth. But the idea of living forever comes with some ethical questions that must be explored. Luckily, the San Francisco Chronicle’s ongoing series, Chronicle Chats, is back and ready to engage in a lively discussion about the medical potential and ethical implications of living forever. The second Chronicle Chats of the 2018 series, On Science: Should We Live Forever?, will be moderated by San Francisco Chronicle Editor Audrey Cooper, who will navigate the … [Read more...] about Immortal Lives: Reality and Fantasy Explored in Next Chronicle Chat
Changes to Medicaid’s supported living rates are being finalized following the completion of an intensive cost survey of Idaho providers. This benefit pays for caregivers to support developmentally disabled adults in their own residence rather than in an institution or in a certified family home. A group of supported living providers had previously sued the Department of Health and Welfare, contending that rates were too low to support their services. The 9th Circuit Court enjoined the department to pay a higher rate for these services. The Office of the Attorney General contested this case up to the United States Supreme Court, which resulted in the landmark Armstrong vs. Exceptional Child Center decision last December that established that providers do not have standing to sue states to increase their reimbursement. In January, Medicaid announced that it would adjust rates back to the time the original lawsuit was filed as a consequence of the Supreme Court … [Read more...] about Supported Living Rates Set Following Comprehensive Survey