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Health Care Advocates

Is Your Physician Your Advocate?

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

If we, as physicians, abandon our role as patient advocates there will be no one left -- no other line of defense.

In The Public Interest: Healthy Ways to Cut the Deficit

Larry McNeely | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry McNeely

The Affordable Care Act is affordable not just for consumers; it's also affordable for taxpayers. The Deficit Commission should not have to re-fight last year's health care debate.

In The Public Interest: Health Care Reform - A Down Payment, Not "Broken Promises"

Larry McNeely | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry McNeely

Health reform opponents want to spook policy-makers into backing down from implementing the new law and thereby delivering to American health care consumers the new rights and options they deserve.

In The Public Interest: Health Reform's Trump Card

Larry McNeely | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry McNeely

Congress has a responsibility to ensure consumers have the information they need under the new law. Every American consumer should know they will have substantial new protections this year.

In The Public Interest: High Noon for Insurance Industry Rip-Offs?

Larry McNeely | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry McNeely

Pop Quiz: You're a law-abiding citizen whose family is completely at the mercy of a band of ruffians who do whatever they want, whenever they want. Ar...

In The Public Interest: Lobbyists and Special Interest Groups are Winning the Battle for Reform; Can They be Stopped?

Larry McNeely | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry McNeely

This year, powerful health industry groups spent more than a million dollars each day lobbying Congress, trying to defeat and weaken reform. For them, it has proven to be money well spent.

Obama Urges Health Care Advocacy Groups To Stop Attacking Moderate Dems

Washington Post | Ceci Connolly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama, strategizing yesterday with congressional leaders about health-care reform, complained that liberal advocacy groups ought to drop the...