David Matz, of Chadds Ford, Pa., makes a case for the risk-corridor payments to be paid to insurers.
Regarding the ongoing coverage of the Republicans' efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act ("24 million would lose coverage under GOP's Obamacare repeal plan” ModernHealthcare.com, March 13), a large portion of the healthcare industry—including not-for-profit hospitals,...
Michael Christopher writes that Republicans are facing a losing battle in their repeal of the ACA. Whether the hatchet falls in the reconciliation process or by a full floor vote, they will be taking huge benefits away from their voters.
Fred Pane of Concord, N.C. believes the U.S. has the right mindset for value-based care, but the country's providers need to understand what it means and educate the consumers of healthcare. Read more from this letter and others.
William Pewen of Washington D.C. writes that legislative language on a GOP plan has long been absent, since an assessment of fiscal and coverage impacts by the Congressional Budget Office would prove devastating.
Regarding the Feb. 13 feature story “No experience necessary”: This is about one of the classic middle-market monopolies. Group purchasing organizations' clandestine practices are not suited for modern day logistics.
Orlando Portale of San Diego writes to say that what is needed in healthcare reform is political balance and a privately financed option
Howard Lamplugh of Media, Pa., writes to ask that we give Trump administration more time to fix the ACA, and other letters
Dr. J. Timothy Ames of Portage, Indiana writes that one of his own health goals is to not have his personal information shared with the entire healthcare industry.
Regarding the article “GOP lawmakers eye cuts in 'optional' Medicaid benefits” (ModernHealthcare.com, Jan. 13), the trouble with block grants, reducing benefits or eligibility, or even reducing prescription drug prices is that they do nothing to solve the underlying problems.
Regarding the Jan. 9 editorial “The high-deductible plan trap” (p. 24), the Affordable Care Act is the epitome of a high-deductible health plan.
Valued-based payment models are the only way to deliver the high-quality affordable care our patients deserve, says Roy Guharoy, vice president of clinical integration and chief pharmacy officer of Ascension.