At this rate, Commonwealth Fund should stop putting out reports talking about all the health costs we could save by increasingly socializing medicine. Our country can’t afford them.
Voters do like the idea of ‘protections for people with pre-existing conditions’ in the abstract. But when pressed, they express significant qualms about the trade-offs.
In the case of the 84-year-old woman, the Life’s End Clinic doctor administered a fatal injection just one month after meeting her for the first time.
The plan includes parameters for a state-based block grant that would combine funds from Obamacare’s insurance subsidies and its Medicaid expansion into one pot of money.
Rather than throwing more taxpayer money at exchanges, Republicans could emphasize new alternatives to Obamacare-compliant plans.
A few short words in a summary of the Heritage plan leave the real possibility that the plan, if enacted as described, could lead to taxpayer funding of abortion coverage.
It says much about the leftward shift of the Democratic Party that the government-run ‘public option’ represents the most conservative of all the policy proposals discussed.
While such costs represent a small fraction of overall spending on health care, several dynamics help the prescription drug issue gain disproportionate attention.
The Commonwealth researchers claim Trump administration decisions explain the decline in the number of Americans with health insurance. But the data themselves suggest another theory.
Rather than criticizing Tom Price for his candid comments, Republicans would do better to go back and pass legislation repealing the Obamacare regulations.
Given the Women’s Care Center’s history with South Bend, one would be less likely to think its efforts to serve pregnant women and their babies would be thwarted by its own mayor.
His parents have the choice of either holding Alfie Evans or letting him lay in a crib as a medical team watches but refuses to provide care. These actions will lead to Alfie’s death.
Here’s a solution: stop focusing on trying to control prescription drug prices, and start paying attention to who’s paying them.
The concern is not about denying a service to an individual based on gender identity, it is an issue of requiring a medical professional to take an action he deeply and morally opposes.
Sen. Claire McCaskill voted for a ‘rock-solid deal’ with Big Pharma that raised premiums on millions of seniors, which makes her part of the problem, not part of the solution.
The incompetence on display over cost-sharing reductions demonstrates the need for increased accountability among state authorities.
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