by | Dec 10, 2019

With less than one year until the 2020 election, candidates from both parties agree the U.S. health-care system is deeply flawed, and both are offering policies to fix the broken system. But their prescriptions for healing the health-care industry are…

by | Aug 1, 2019

First, health insurance. I totally agree that every American should have health care as a right. And like Bernie Sanders, I should know, because, “I wrote the damned bill … ” By which I mean I as a very junior…

by | Jul 31, 2019

During the first round of Democratic debates Tuesday, moderate candidates pushed back against a rising tide of radicalism. The star of the show was undoubtedly John Delaney, the former Maryland representative who came out swinging against Medicare for All. “We…

by | Jul 3, 2019

It’s official. Democratic Party Chair Tom Perez confirms the party fully endorses free healthcare for illegal immigrants. That puts illegals ahead of veterans struggling to qualify for civilian care, middle class working stiffs priced out of Obamacare, and baby boomers…

by | Jun 7, 2019

Sacramento Late Monday evening, I felt a stabbing sensation in my gut, so I went to the emergency room when it became apparent the pain wasn’t going away. I had to wait to see a doctor of course, but then…

by | Mar 30, 2019

“We have been dealing with health care constantly,” Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi maintained this week. “The public attention has been on the Mueller report, but we have been focused on health care.” A these-are-not-the-droids-you-are-looking-for quality animates the speaker’s…

by | Jan 24, 2019

Does the United States spend too much on healthcare or not enough? The governor of the most populous state picks the latter as his answer. Gavin Newsom, the incoming governor of the Golden State, unleashed an ambitious plan to spend…

by | Jan 9, 2019

Customers of Obamacare received nearly $4 billion in unwarranted subsidies in 2018, and the IRS can’t even recoup some of that due to the manner in which the law is written. The inspector general for the Treasury Department said that…

by | Dec 19, 2018

A federal district judge struck down the Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional on Friday, in a lawsuit brought by Republican officials from twenty states. They want their residents to have more insurance choices and lower premiums. Though technically the suing states won…

by | Nov 20, 2018

60 Minutes demonstrated the primary ailment of American healthcare on Sunday. “The actual drug naloxone can cost as little as a nickel a dose, according to industry insiders,” Lesley Stahl remarks about the drug that brings the opioid dead back…

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