2016 election

There is still time for Congress to take healthcare action
There is still time for Congress to take healthcare actionBob Doherty, senior vice president of governmental affairs and public policy with the American College of Physicians, spoke to Medical Economics on his healthcare legislative outlook for the year.
Physicians demand answers from presidential candidatesAs part of our election poll, we asked Medical Economics’ readers, “If you could ask the presidential candidates one question, what would you ask?” Here were some of the inquiries that summed up the majority of replies by those taking our poll.
Exclusive: Doctors speak out on the 2016 presidential electionIt’s no secret that the 2016 presidential campaign trail has been a bit, well, bizarre. Between the email scandals on the Democratic side and the internal struggle of the Republican Party, it is hard to keep up with the latest headlines.
Donald Trump unveils seven-point healthcare reform plan
Donald Trump unveils seven-point healthcare reform planDonald Trump finally released his healthcare plan Wednesday that details his Presidential campaign promises, including how he would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Why are the 2016 presidential candidates ignoring healthcare?
Why are the 2016 presidential candidates ignoring healthcare?Candidates are ignoring issues important to physicians.
Healthcare legislative ­action to watch in 2016
Healthcare legislative ­action to watch in 2016It’s typically best not to expect too much legislative activity in the last two years of a president’s term. But Congress can surprise, as it did in the flurry of legislation enacted before lawmakers went home for the holidays in 2015.
Bernie Sanders’ ‘Medicare-for-all’ gets mixed reviews by physicians
Bernie Sanders’ ‘Medicare-for-all’ gets mixed reviews by physiciansDemocratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ single-payer healthcare plan is winning favor and drawing skepticism from U.S. physicians.
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2016
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2016Read about the ten challenges Medical Economics believes will be important to physicians in the upcoming year.
Democratic candidates: Healthcare views at a glanceRead about what the Democratic candidates for president would do to change the healthcare system in the U.S.
Republican candidates: Healthcare views at a glanceManaged Healthcare Executive has sorted through the platforms of the Republicans running for president to tell you where they stand on healthcare issues.