The American Health Care Act…the Better Care Reconciliation Act…Trumpcare…call it whatever you like, it doesn’t change the fact that the Republicans’ Obamacare repeal and replace legislation stinks. To say that I am Continue Reading….
With majorities in both houses of Congress and the presidency, Republicans are poised to put in place their long desired political agenda to dismantle our governments’ obligations (they call it “interference”) Continue Reading….
Medicare spending is, and always has been controlled by private healthcare businesses whose primary goals center on the maximization of income and profits. Whenever healthcare reform efforts call for Medicare Continue Reading….
HHS Secretary Tom Price was back on Meet the Press on Sunday trying to convince Americans that the amended American Health Care Act is not going to make them worse Continue Reading….
Yesterday, the House passed the amended American Health Care Act with a final vote of 217 to 213 (20 Republicans and all 193 Democrats voted against the bill). The vote was more Continue Reading….
Whether we like it or not, the trend in our for-profit health insurance system is to pass more of the cost of health care onto the consumer rather than to Continue Reading….
With the Republican majority in Congress poised to “repeal and reform” Obamacare (PPACA), Americans have finally come to the realization that Republican replacement legislation may not deliver the “better” health care Continue Reading….
Since the end of January, the Republicans have been in a big rush to pass a bill that would repeal Obamacare (PPACA). The Republicans had to withdraw the American Health Care Act Continue Reading….
Bundled payments —what’s not to like from a patient’s and taxpayer’s perspective? This fee-for-service payment alternative makes healthcare more affordable, makes Medicare more solvent, and even improves quality of care. Continue Reading….
After 50+ years of paying doctors and hospitals on a per service basis, our government has finally realized that this is only making doctors rich and not delivering quality care to Continue Reading….