Dr. Scott Gottlieb is by far the most conflicted person nominated to run the 111-year-old Food and Drug Administration. If the Office of Government Ethics was doing its job, it wouldn't let him near the commissioner's chair for at least a year.
It was notable that so many conservative activists and pundits rushed to abandon the Republican Party's promise to “repeal and replace” Obamacare in the wake of Trumpcare's humiliating defeat in the House of Representatives.
The House of Representatives last week postponed voting to gut Obamacare after new provisions weakening the essential benefits guarantee failed to win support from right-wing Republicans, who are opposed to any form of subsidized health insurance.
Taking Merrill Goozner's place as editor of Modern Healthcare will be Aurora Aguilar.
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.