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.
There is only one way to begin chipping away at the exorbitant cost of health care in America. That is by each and every individual adopting a new and different mindset to control spending. This includes those of us who write daily about health issues.
In times of high unemployment, community health centers take on an even larger role. That's why it was so disheartening that, earlier this year, Congress reduced funding to health centers by $600 million.
The media had lots of health care news to obsess about last week. But most of the press paid no attention to a multi-pronged effort by five major insurers to strip key regulations and consumer protections that aren't to their liking.