DAILY NEWS BRIEF (Elections, Healthcare, Caregiving)

[NBC News] On the Rise: Local Democratic AAPI Candidates to Watch in 2016: “Record numbers of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) ran for office in the 2014 midterm elections — at all levels and for all parties — and 2016 promises more of the same.”

[The New Yorker] Atul Gawande: Health Care’s Price Conundrum: “Medicare can use its authority to set prices for hospitals. Private insurers can’t…In general, they end up paying higher and far more variable prices than Medicare does.”

[AARP] Taguba Talks Caregiving and Supporting Veterans: “Caregiving is ethnic agnostic. It will affect the white community, the black community, the Arab community — it’s all folded into a sense of obligation.”

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