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Waiting on Congress to fix healthcare could be hazardous to physicians
Waiting on Congress to fix healthcare could be hazardous to physiciansNow that we’ve seen what’s in the Republican’s senate healthcare bill, it’s unlikely health insurers will reverse their business-driven decisions.
Top 6 things physicians need to know about MACRA, Obamacare repealIt was a confusing week for physicians to figure out proposed MACRA rules and dissect the Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare. Let me help make sense of them both.
Both political parties are responsible for healthcare disasterObamacare is imploding, costing taxpayers billions and repeal is promised, but the only certainty is that Democrats and Republicans are both to blame for the problems.
Senate bill to repeal Obamacare cuts Medicaid, subsidies for the poor
Senate bill to repeal Obamacare cuts Medicaid, subsidies for the poorThe Senate plan negotiated in secret by Republican leaders and released Thursday would eliminate the Affordable Care Act’s insurance mandate, extensively cut Medicaid and reduce subsidies for low-income patients.
Wealth should not make health. Period.
Wealth should not make health. Period.In America, there is an incontrovertible truth: the richer you are, the healthier you are likely to be.
Is it time to open a walk-in clinic?Retail health clinics are popping up everywhere. Nowadays, they reside in pharmacies, chain drug stores such as Walgreens and CVS, in supermarkets and big-box stores, such as Walmart and Target.
House healthcare bill would end coverage for 23 million by 2026About 23 million Americans would lose healthcare coverage over the next nine years if the bill recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives were to become law, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO).
Opinion: Biggest problems with single-payer ‘Medicare-for-all’Our policy analyst explains why he believes single payer Medicare-for-all is a pipe dream.
Physicians must fight to save Medicaid expansionAfter receiving feedback on my previous blog, Medicaid expansion must remain safe in healthcare reform, I must continue to encourage that Medicaid, a joint federal and state program that funds healthcare for the poor, be protected.
Front-line physicians respond to AHCA vote
Front-line physicians respond to AHCA voteSince approval of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) in the U.S. House of Representatives on May 5, reaction in the healthcare industry has been largely negative.