Underneath fiscal reforms must be delivery system reforms that generate more efficient and effective medical care.
Vox tells us that the first two candidates will "cut" your taxes, while Clinton will essentially leave them the same and Sander will "add" to them. But this is essentially the case of your sibling crying out that you're "quitting your jobs" rather than switching to a better, higher paying one.
It's been six years ago to the day since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. This anniversary serves as another reminder that the law is working and that the prophets of doom were wrong... again.
Is the ability to receive minor medical care at retail health clinics reducing overall health-care spending? It certainly is less expensive, but is the frequency of use offsetting any potential savings?
My nine-year-old granddaughter has cystic fibrosis. Apparently, the nurse at Blue Cross Blue Shield authorized to rule on healthcare coverage appeals doesn't know much about CF. She rejected a letter from the only pediatric CF center in my granddaughter's state justifying her continuing care there.
When the idea of paying doctors more money for their work is proposed, many people have the same gut reaction. Why should the rich get richer? Unfortunately, this is an instinctual reaction rooted in a false picture of today's health care practitioner.
The shocking shadow lurking in Berwick's "moral era" made me recall the names of the cascade of reform activities on the way to this reckoning -- and of the shadow each holds. Can this call to purpose rein in the beast?
Another year, another tax season, more unjust taxes on the small business community. Despite stepping out of the unemployment line and into a new, job creating small business on Main Street, small business owners could be hit with another unfair tax this year when they file their returns.
Five years in, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has improved the delivery of health care in the United States. But more could be done, especially in prev...
Hillary Clinton's camp (and the camp followers at the Washington Post and Fortune magazine) has made a remarkable discovery: National health insurance (aka Medicare-for-All) hurts poor people. How is that possible? It's not.
Whether "liberal" or "conservative," a rational person who admits the veil of ignorance understands the importance of fairness and of general concern for the welfare not only of himself but of others who differ from his present status and characteristics.
Unlimited money in politics and the corporate control over our government that it buys have totally subverted U.S. democracy.
Recently, the Wall Street Journal reported that 20 large U.S. companies joined together to fight high health care costs, launching the aptly named Hea...
The renewed debate over the merits of single-payer health reform has been marred by misleading claims that such reform is unnecessary and unaffordable. We write to set the record straight. Despite the advances of the Affordable Care Act, the health care financing system continues to inflict needless suffering on our patients. Nearly 30 million Americans remain uninsured.
You don't often hear Republicans calling for the federal government to interfere with the constitutional rights of states to manage their affairs, but I guess they're willing to make an exception when it would help unscrupulous insurance companies rip people off.
Since the successful close of the third open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act, we at Enroll America have a lot to be proud of. With o...