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Dr Marcia Angell

Is the House Health Care Bill Better than Nothing?

Marcia Angell, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia Angell, M.D.

The House Health bill just throws good money after the bad. And because costs will keep rising, there is now a danger that people will conclude reform is impossible, when in reality, we still haven't really tried.

Baucus Bill: Health Reform That Isn't

Marcia Angell, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia Angell, M.D.

The Baucus bill makes it clear that the fix is in. We're now going to pour more money into a system that's already shown it can absorb whatever we put into it without providing anything like commensurate health care.

Health Reform: Throwing Good Money After the Bad

Marcia Angell, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia Angell, M.D.

It's not just the right-wing crazies who oppose health reform. In addition, there are many sane Americans who worry about committing a trillion dollars to it. They have a point.

'Public Option' a Shadow of Its Original Intent - Dr. Marcia Angell Advises Optional Medicare Buy-In

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michele Swenson

By marginalizing the single-payer model from the outset, Democrats have already backed away from making the best case for health care reform as means to economic recovery.