politics

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.
Congress considering ‘invisible’ high-risk poolsOur policy analyst explains the concept of invisible high-risk pools, and explains how they might affect health reform.
Six things to know: How health execs might benefit from Trump’s plansExperts discuss how managed healthcare executives might benefit from the ACA repeal and other healthcare reforms.
Four things to know: Payers’ biggest ACA repeal concernsExperts discuss four of the biggest concerns managed healthcare executives have about repealing the ACA.
How Trump will change four major healthcare programs, initiativesThe ACA, Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and prescription drugs are in the sights of many who will soon be running Washington.
Three issues to watch at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2017This year’s J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference will address some of the biggest managed care trends, including next-gen at-risk contracts and access to therapy as cancer trends towards a chronic condition.
Post-election top policy changes to watch in 2017
Post-election top policy changes to watch in 2017While every new year brings change, with Donald Trump elected to become the next president, managed healthcare executives will see more changes than usual in 2017.
Looking back at 2016
Looking back at 2016Before the new year gets too far along, let’s take a brief look at the happenings in the pages of Optometry Times during 2016.
New president new path forward for managed care plansIn the aftermath of the presidential election, health policy experts have less to go on than they have after any election in memory.
Opinion: Health reformers overlook areas that could reduce most costsNone of Trump’s plans, such as repealing parts of Obamacare or expanding HSAs, will rein in the rising cost of healthcare.