Corporate America has begun to realize just how much of an impact the health and wellness of their employees has on the overall costs of running a business.
A Feb. 20 Time magazine article by Steven Brill highlights the very real challenges people have navigating our health system. But as compelling as Brill's stories are, and as persuasive, they ignore much of our publicly available information.
When you buy a vacuum cleaner, airline ticket, or a car, you can compare prices before making a selection, and pick the one that fits your budget. Not so when life hangs in the balance.
The headlines make it seem like bad news. But it's not. It is good news that half the states are refusing to have anything to do with the new health insurance marketplaces being set up under the Affordable Care Act.
A growing body of research now shows that Americans -- rich or poor, minority or not -- suffer from a widening "health disadvantage" when compared to citizens of other high-income countries.
A recent story out of Oklahoma shows just how vital investigative journalists are -- and how health insurance agents and brokers may be anything but vital in just a matter of months.
The Affordable Care Act prohibits some of the worst insurance industry practices that have kept affordable health coverage out of reach for millions o...
Massachusetts Congressman and Senate candidate Stephen Lynch is scurrying around to explain away his vote against Obamacare. In fact, his opposition to Obamacare when it mattered most was the height of moral and political cowardice.
How will that help you to achieve your lofty goals laid out in your inaugural speech and the SOTU, Mr. President? You are only setting up barriers to achieving success.
What can be done to ensure the future of safety net hospitals in this country? Two possible solutions include pressuring Congress to partially repeal the planned DSH cuts, or advocating for all states to accept the Medicaid expansions under the ACA.
Some governors are demonstrating that one-time critics of Obamacare can, and should, be willing to take another look at the impact Medicaid expansion will have on their state's budget -- and their constituents who may fall ill at some time in their lives -- in the face of a health care crisis.
So, it seems that Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has a way out of our budget problems with the sequester: cut Affordable Health Care.
The Feminine Mystique is 50 years old; do you know where your equality is? Here's a hint: If you're a woman living in America, it's still pretty far out of reach.
If you watched the SOTU, you might have missed the scheme that Obama unveiled that will ruin the Medicare prescription drug program, destroy pharmaceutical companies' incentive to develop new life-saving medicines and even imperil our country's economic growth. I know I missed it.
Women's preventive care -- including birth control -- is basic health care. This shouldn't be a revolutionary idea, but unfortunately it is to some.
In his State of the Union address, President Obama outlined his vision for a growing American economy driven by a rising, thriving middle class. It's a bold plan that builds on the achievements of his first term to promote opportunity for every American.