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Dual Eligibles

For Dual-Eligibles, Health Care Reform Is Already Here

Emily Spitzer | Posted 07.07.2013 | Politics
Emily Spitzer

You can't open a newspaper--or a newsy website--these days without getting the latest update on two high-profile parts of the new health care law that are still months away from implementation.

Obama's 'Scheme' Will End the World as We Know It, Says Big Pharma... Good!

Wendell Potter | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics
Wendell Potter

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.

The High Cost Of Legit Double-Dipping

Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

Nine million Americans get both Medicare and Medicaid benefits simultaneously. They consume a disproportionate share of program resources. It's per...

Fixing the Medicaid Mess

James R. Knickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
James R. Knickman

I see four main options for fixing Medicaid, none of them easy, and only one of them good.