Why Consumers Are the New Patients
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Why Consumers Are the New Patients

RAY DESROCHERS Meet Edith Stowe. An 83-year-old resident of the District of Columbia, Ms. Stowe has made a routine out

The Arc of Justice in Healthcare
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The Arc of Justice in Healthcare

By DANIEL STONE, MD We all fear that phone call.  A medical report turns out the wrong way and life

Pig in a Poke Health Reform
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Pig in a Poke Health Reform

By UWE REINHARDT From a political perspective, House Speaker Paul Ryan’s trashing of ObamaCare (a.k.a. the Affordable Care Act or

The Tragedy of Obamacare
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The Tragedy of Obamacare

By ANISH KOKA, MD The Senate has taken its first step to repeal Obamacare.  By a final party line vote

Not Normal Chaos
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Not Normal Chaos

By JOE FLOWER The short version of Vox’s Sarah Skiff on “Why Republican disarray on health care doesn’t doom repeal efforts” would read something

Key Takeaways From the Price Confirmation Hearing
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Key Takeaways From the Price Confirmation Hearing

BY PAUL KECKLEY As DC readies for the Inaugural fest, the four-hour confirmation hearing for President-elect Trump’s nominee for HHS

Bringing the “Art of the Deal” to Healthcare
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Bringing the “Art of the Deal” to Healthcare

BY MICHAEL MILLENSON Obamacare, at least in its original incarnation, is on its way out. The pressing question now is

The HIT Emperor Has Never Had Any Clothes
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The HIT Emperor Has Never Had Any Clothes

By HAYWARD ZWERLING, MD Over the last several months, I have worked to make the following the official policy of

Does Life Expectancy Matter?
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Does Life Expectancy Matter?

By NIRAN AL-AGBA, MD U.S. life expectancy declined in 2015 for the first time in more than two decades, according

The Case For a Medicare Buy In
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The Case For a Medicare Buy In

By BOB HERTZ Here is why we need a Medicare buy-in: Take the case of a male age 62, in

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