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David Hogberg
David Hogberg is a writer living in Maryland.  He is author of the book, Medicare’s Victims: How the U.S. Government’s Largest Health Care Program Harms Patients and Impairs Physicians.
by | Apr 17, 2020

Journalists have many methods for hyping a story. Two of the more unsavory are burying inconvenient facts or omitting them…

by | Feb 29, 2020

Medicaid, the federal-state health care program for the poor, is a mess. State governments have long gamed the program to…

by | Jan 16, 2020

As the reelection of Donald Trump becomes increasingly likely, the Never Trumpers on the political right have found new favorite…

by | Nov 11, 2019

Earlier this year Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) proposed the “Lower Health Care Costs Act,” which purports…

by | Oct 4, 2019

Most industrialized nations other than the U.S. impose price-control regimes on prescription drugs. As a result, patients in those countries…

by | May 16, 2019

Competition in health care results in lower costs and better quality for cancer patients. Unfortunately, the Centers for Medicare and…

by | Mar 21, 2019

Last week Scott Gottlieb announced his resignation as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. Unfortunately and unexpectedly, Gottlieb’s reign…

by | Aug 26, 2018

— Don’t you wish that you could get a dime for every time the mainstream media will use the death…

by | Mar 4, 2018

If you have any intention of sitting through the Academy Awards this evening, then here is my “viewing kit” that…

by | Mar 4, 2018

If you have any intention of sitting through the Academy Awards this evening, then here is my “viewing kit” that…

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