Democratic senators, several of whom are themselves avid traders in healthcare stocks, were right to roast HHS secretary designee Dr. Tom Price for his unseemly plunges into individual healthcare equities.
Despite repeated warnings from conservative realists, the Senate and House last week put in motion an Obamacare “repeal and delay” strategy that would destabilize the individual health insurance markets that provide coverage for over 11 million Americans.
Republicans seem intent on pursuing a disastrous Obamacare replacement plan that couples catastrophic coverage with subsidized health savings accounts.
With Republican leaders promising to quickly repeal the Affordable Care Act and only promising to enact a replacement, it's worth revisiting the question of whether healthcare is a right.
Probably the best thing that can be said about 2016 is that it's finally over. Alas, 2017 doesn't hold much promise, either. The healthcare industry is headed for turbulent times.
Asking patients to have “more skin in the game” can work, but not through high-deductible plans.
On the surface, it looks like every healthcare special interest and their 1,400 lobbyists won an early Christmas present courtesy of the 21st Century Cures Act, which passed the House of Representatives by a whopping 392-26 margin last week and appears headed for Senate passage and enactment.
Those of us who spend our time thinking about the fate of the nation's health and healthcare system have no shortage of things to be thankful for this holiday season.
Last week's Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health did a grave disservice to Americans rightfully upset about the rising tide of drug and alcohol dependency in their communities.
Can he change? Will he change? Can he repair the social fabric torn asunder by his campaign? We can only pray that he sticks to the conciliatory themes laid out in his victory speech.
The Food and Drug Administration is considering dramatic changes to its drug marketing rules that threaten to make the problem of already out-of-control drug spending even worse.
The debates are over, but let's not pick on the candidates. Let's take a closer look at the nonsense spouted by Fox News moderator Chris Wallace on the state of our “entitlements.”