It's time to start calling the American Health Care Act by its true name—the Force Older and Poorer Americans to Postpone Health Care Act.
Last week, the nation's hospital and physician groups joined patient, consumer and senior advocates in condemning the newly introduced American Health Care Act, which guts Medicaid and provides inadequate subsidies for buying individual health insurance plans.
What might HHS Secretary Tom Price say in response to President Trump's claim that healthcare reform is "complicated"?
Bryce Olson, a 47-year-old Intel marketing executive wants to link medical records from across the U.S. and the world into a vast virtual warehouse for research.
Seema Verma, the Indiana consultant who injected personal responsibility requirements and health savings accounts into that state's Medicaid program, deserves a shot at working with other states that want to redesign their programs.
The Trump administration has thrown its weight behind giving patients the “right to try” experimental drugs outside clinical trials. While such laws purport to offer hope for the dying, they will actually slow medical progress.
News leaks from last month's Republican congressional retreat revealed there's a growing concern that precipitous change to the individual health insurance markets created by Obamacare will trigger their collapse.
Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to leave Medicare alone. But in choosing Rep. Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina to head the Office of Management and Budget, he is signaling a huge fight lies ahead over the future of the program.
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.
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.