By Patrick Wagner, MD It should be clear based on the lack of civility in present day America that something has to give. Doctors, like all other citizens, have a breakpoint, and that breakpoint has […]
In the Oath of Hippocrates, physicians promise to work for the good of their patients, according to the best of their ability and judgment, and to do no harm. We support a return to this ethic […]
A number of proposed Republican replacements to the Affordable Care Act (ACA or ObamaCare) are circulating, but the best one seems to be getting the least attention, according to the Association of American Physicians and […]
Five action items to begin lowering costs and increasing access to high quality medical care. 1. Separate insurance from medical care. Health plans should not be in the business of providing, supervising, or rationing medical […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Posted on May 25, 2010 Listen to interview with Dr. Amerling from June 6, 2010 By: Richard Amerling, MD May 24, 2010 Richard A. Cloward and Frances Fox Piven were Columbia University sociologists who founded, […]
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 […]
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 […]