While you will, no doubt, want to lobby to keep the current payment mechanism from Medicaid as long as
possible, it is essential that you recognize that payment processes are going to change.
Citing Suffolk County Executive Robert Gaffney's statement that Long Island's electric rates are twice the national average and 60 percent higher than upstate New York and his repeated claims that energy costs can be controlled by deregulation and competition, Geiringer says wheeling will not benefit the region as long as
LILCO continues to charge an outrageous fee to transport energy to consumers around Long Island.
WITH MOST AMERICANS wanting to remain financially independent as long as
possible, advance planning is required to anticipate the costs of growing old.
Recommendation: After taking full advantage of their Medicare and Medigap benefits, consumers wishing to stay at home as long as
possible should buy a comprehensive, long-term care policy that includes coverage for home health care.
As long as
the political dynamics of strong elderly vote and general non-participation by middle-aged individuals continues, the existing arrangement should continue for the next seven or eight years.