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Mature Physicians May Quit Rather than Recertify

While most physicians are genuinely dedicated to constantly improving their skills, increasingly costly bureaucratic demands for recertification may cause many to say “Enough!” just as baby boomers retire and a physician shortage looms. In the […]

Premiums Up, Choices Down: The First Wave of Obamacare

By Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D., Kaiser Family Foundation just released further bad news about the poorly named Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”). American families facing a bad economy, high unemployment, and crashing home […]

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 […]