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Health Reform Advisory Task Force created

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by Lannie Walker

Guam - Over the weekend KUAM News reported about the possible impacts of the new health reform law signed earlier this year by President Barack Obama.  Today, Acting Governor Mike Cruz signed an executive order creating a Health Reform Advisory Task Force.

The group will be assigned to review the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensure its implementation works to improve healthcare for all island residents.  One big change the reform law will bring is eligibility requirements for Medicaid; as well, local health insurance companies say industry costs could go up.

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