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Legislative Update February 6, 2017

As we enter the second month of the 115th Congress, Marilyn Singleton, MD, JD is out with her review of the latest medical care related proposals on Capitol Hill, from full ACA repeal to Medicare […]

What If Sick People Lose Their ObamaCare?

By Jane M. Orient, M.D. As Republicans contemplate repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA or “ObamaCare”)—seriously, not just as a political gesture—alarms are sounding about millions of individuals losing coverage. So soon we have forgotten […]

RINO: Repeal in Name Only?

This week’s ObamaCare news round-up curated by Jane M. Orient, M.D. Republicans are posturing about the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA or “ObamaCare”) through the budget reconciliation, but this is only a partial […]

AAPS Submits Comments on MACRA Final Rule

Re: Comments on Final rule with comment period, Docket No. CMS-5517-FC, RIN 0938-AS69, Medicare Program; Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive Under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused […]

The Dry Tortugas and Being a Deplorably Good Physician

By Marilyn Singleton, MD, JD Hillary Clinton recently said that half of Donald Trump supporters belonged in the “basket of deplorables” and were irredeemable. Many believe that Dr. Samuel Mudd, the physician who treated John […]

Medicare Myths and Facts

What the Government Doesn’t Want You to Know by Lawrence R. Huntoon, M.D., Ph.D. Myth #1: Beneficiaries are just getting back what they have paid in. Nothing could be further from the truth. “Current recipients […]