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For some reason, CNBC's John Harwood thought it would be a good idea to interview neurosurgeon turned professional wack-job presidential candidate Ben Carson, as if Carson was someone for a ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 93 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 09:18 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
Rural communities are facing a heightened healthcare crisis as hospitals are closing at an alarming rate around the country, with the highest ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 06:00 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
Here's a chart for all the Republicans proposing turning Medicare into a voucher system and gutting Medicaid (which is pretty much all of them):
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 40 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 09:20 AM PDT with 61 Recommends
Nice: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/steve-bullock-millions-of-montanans-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 11:33 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
http://www.johngeymanmd.org The private health insurance industry in the U.S. has had a long run since shifting to medical underwriting and a for-profit status in the early 1960s. It finds itself ...
by John Geyman
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 05:57 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
http://www.johngeymanmd.org This is a dangerous time for Medicare. The bill passed by the House on March 27, by a surprising bipartisan majority of 392-37—H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP ...
by John Geyman
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 11:08 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Having assessed in the last three posts the impacts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) over the last five years, we have seen that the ACA will not bring universal access, contain health care costs ...
by John Geyman
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 12:22 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
This week, House and Senate Republicans unveiled their respective budget resolutions for fiscal year 2016. As a quick glance at the documents shows, what is old is new again for the GOP. Each ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Mar 22, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
http://www.copernicus-healthcare.org • http://www.johngeymanmd.org Having looked in the last two posts at access and affordable costs of care five years after the passage of the Affordable Care ...
by John Geyman
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 09:56 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Recently, I was dumped. It seemed to come out of nowhere. As far as I knew, everything was fine, and I honestly had no reason to think otherwise. She dropped the axe by way of a letter, with plenty ...
by Alison Prelusky
Comment Count 174 comments on Mon Mar 02, 2015 at 08:00 AM PST with 137 Recommends
by John Geyman, M.D. Author of How Obamacare is Unsustainable . Now that Obamacare (the Affordable Care Act or ACA) is just turning ...
by John Geyman
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 12:13 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Here are how I see the stakes in the next election. We, in Texas---and in a lot of other so called "Red" states--are still suffering from a massive uninsured problem. Take kids. We are supposed to ...
by McCamy Taylor
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Feb 08, 2015 at 03:29 PM PST with 8 Recommends
by Tim Roach, Mid-Valley Health Care Advocates, Corvallis, OR Steven Brill's been making the rounds with media of late, plugging his newest book, America's Bitter Pill--Money, Politics, Backroom ...
by Healthy Oregon
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2015 at 04:34 PM PST with 0 Recommends
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/26/nyregion/to-collect-debts-nursing-home-seizing-control-over-patients.html?emc=eta1&_r=0 The link above takes you to a NYT story about how nursing homes are using ...
by ATexican
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2015 at 08:38 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) likely gave Republicans attempting to overturn Obamacare heartburn during a recent full committee hearing of the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and ...
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 101 comments on Sat Jan 24, 2015 at 10:16 AM PST with 243 Recommends
Sounds like someone's worried about his re-election prospects: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/north-carolina-medicaid-expansion-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jan 06, 2015 at 09:40 AM PST with 12 Recommends
I am curious as to what progressives think about this new initiative by billionaire Pete Peterson to study U.S. healthcare and do something about the costs.
by kmareka
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 01:17 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Criticizing Rep. Paul Ryan's budget is just one of the ways President Obama has poisoned the well. The media keeps dutifully quoting Republicans saying that if President Obama takes executive ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 78 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2014 at 08:00 AM PST with 54 Recommends
For Democrats, the discovery that Romneycare and Obamacare consultant Jonathan Gruber is, well, a schmuck represents a triple whammy. For starters, the arrogance of anyone calling American voters "...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 57 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2014 at 04:28 PM PST with 46 Recommends
Oh this ought to be good: http://www.businessinsider.com/marco-rubio-and-paul-ryan-are-going-to-release-an-alternative-to-obamacare-2014-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Nov 12, 2014 at 08:40 AM PST with 20 Recommends