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No Room for Medicare Patients

By: Jane M. Orient, M.D. When I went into solo practice of internal medicine in 1981, it was very easy to get a doctor to see a Medicare patient. All I had to do was […]

Submit comments on Proposed National Patient ID Card

SEPT 6 DEADLINE – Comment now on proposed National Patient ID Card The Obama Administration may soon require all citizens to have a federally-imposed national patient ID card.The deadline for your comments is Tuesday, September […]

11th Circuit invalidates essence of ObamaCare

The Eleventh Circuit has rendered a stunning rejection of the heart of ObamaCare: its individual mandate. This 2-1 decision establishes that is unconstitutional for Congress to force citizens to buy a particular product, in this […]

We Know It Is Unconstitutional, But Thank You

By: Tamzin A. Rosenwasser, M.D., The eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Judge Roger Vinson’s ruling that the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” is unconstitutional in the case brought by Florida and 25 […]

The Medicare “Wellness” Farce

By: Jane M. Orient, M.D., The real news about Medicare should be the Gang of 15, namely the IPAB or Independent Payment Advisory Board. It is charged with putting a lid on Medicare spending, with […]

Roll Over Hippocrate​s

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. Everybody seems to think that doctors swear to the Oath of Hippocrates, and follow a long ethical tradition dating back to the 5th century before Christ. Not anymore. The new […]