Donald Trump’s biggest campaign promise was to get rid of Obamacare, officially misnamed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Soaring premiums under ObamaCare are harming individuals and families and depressing our economy. The sooner ObamaCare is repealed, the better, states the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS). President-elect Trump need not wait for […]
In response to reports that President-elect Trump and congressional Republicans might consider reneging on their promise to repeal ObamaCare, the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) issued the following statement: ObamaCare is a complicated net of provisions that pay off interlocking special interest groups. Despite Nancy Pelosi’s comment that we had to pass it […]
Consider the Perils of “Single Payer,” the ObamaCare End Game, Warns the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)
Tucson, Ariz. Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Donald Trump have all expressed support for “universal” or “single payer” health coverage, although Trump is now advocating free-enterprise solutions, notes the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS). “A total government takeover is likely to be the proposed solution when the failure of ObamaCare becomes plain,” stated […]
This week’s health policy news roundup curated by Jane M. Orient, M.D. According to Affordable Care Act (ACA or “ObamaCare”) architect Jonathan Gruber, ObamaCare is working just as intended. The main problem is that the mandate penalty (which is actually a non-mandate, non-penalty tax, according to the U.S. Supreme Court) is too small, in his […]
AAPS physicians are kicking big government and government-controlled insurance companies out of their offices and are leading the Way Back to FREEDOM in Medicine. The result? Both Doctors and Patients are happier!
This election will be decisive for the direction of American medicine, states the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS). The second Presidential debate, despite distractions related to comments made by Donald Trump 11 years ago, hinted at important questions and showed distinct differences between the candidates, states AAPS executive director Jane Orient, M.D.
This week’s health policy news roundup curated by Jane M. Orient, M.D. Since the 2010 passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA or ObamaCare), the health care industry has seen record growth and increased revenues, writes Bryan Rotella. But is it a bubble? As Christian Bale’s character said in the movie The […]
Marilyn Singleton, MD, JD summarizes recent healthcare-related legislative activity on Capitol Hill.
It was a slow summer as our Congresspersons took their highly coveted 7-week vacation.
Even as premiums skyrocket and ACA co-ops fail, health care reform has been below the fold during much of this presidential campaign.
This week’s health policy news roundup curated by Jane M. Orient, M.D. Barack Obama, JD, is the first sitting President to publish an article in JAMA. http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2533698 Accompanying it are four generally supportive editorials. Obama applauds his own work; the frequent use of “I” and “my” is likely also unprecedented in a JAMA article. Obama […]
Today, the House Ways and Means Committee passed seven commonsense proposals that will help increase health care flexibility and choice for all Americans.As Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) said: “These bills are another demonstration of our commitment to identifying and advancing member-driven solutions that provide Americans more access, better choices, and greater flexibility in health care. “In […]