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They’re Baaack! Legislative Update – October 7, 2016

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.

Sample Medicare Opt-Out Forms

These form are successfully used by a practicing physician. Click here to return to main information page on opting out of Medicare. Medicare Opt-Out – General Guidelines This is a basic document to explain how […]

AMA Promotes Obama’s Healthcare Agenda

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 […]

Making American Medicine Great Again

by Jane M. Orient, M.D. The Republicans are at it again: trying to tweak a bad idea, make it “bipartisan,” and set a flawed system more firmly in concrete. What we really need is a […]