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by | Dec 22, 2009

Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen fancies himself an expert on health care because his wife has been seriously ill. He says that while being in her hospital room, I would sometimes drift to the window and look out over a…

by | Dec 19, 2009

I don’t know about you, but I think this health reform stuff is going to be GREAT! I currently have a pretty good deal. I’m 62 years old with high blood pressure and cholesterol. I pay $322/month ($3,864 a year)…

by | Dec 18, 2009

Now that President Obama and the Congressional Democrats are twisting themselves like pretzels to get something – anything – passed on health reform with no Republican support, it might be worth reviewing what might have been. During the campaign, Mr….

by | Dec 5, 2009

Hoo, boy. Every day brings more surprises. Reading the House bill I came across a peculiar provision I haven’t seen mentioned anywhere. As part of Title II, Subtitle C, “Standards Guaranteeing Access to Essential Benefits” there is this “In establishing…

by | Nov 21, 2009

Women all over America were thrown for a loop this week when the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force dropped its endorsement of regular mammograms for women aged 40 and above. But it went even further and recommended against teaching women…

by | Nov 13, 2009

There are two primary reasons that an individual mandate is supported in health reform, not just by Democrats, but by many Republicans as well. The first one is the notion that the only legitimate way to pay for a health…

by | Nov 7, 2009

I participate in a number of discussion groups, often with highly educated experts in health policy. In recent months it has become increasingly difficult to even discuss the health reform proposals. There are so many versions and iterations of all…

by | Oct 10, 2009

Former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist has made a lot of news lately. Apparently the White House has been trying to round up well-known Republicans to come out in favor of ObamaCare and Mr. Frist was one of the first…

by | Sep 21, 2009

Oddly, the key population to be hit with the effect of mandatory health insurance coverage are young adults, which are also the biggest supporters of Obama and health reform generally. The recent Census Bureau survey notes that 28.6% of young…

by | Sep 5, 2009

Most of the health reform dreamers look to the UK as a model of what we should be doing. Great Britain is about a decade ahead of us in moving toward national health information technology, comparative effectiveness research, and pay-for-performance….

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