ST. PAUL, Minn.—The far-reaching and heated debate over the $600 EpiPen has created a national conversation about ridiculously high—and skyrocketing even higher—drug prices. And now two lawsuits have been filed.
Physician-assisted suicide (PAS) became legal in California last week. Life, a precious God-given gift, can now be legally snuffed out up and down the west coast with physician assistance.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Somewhere in the progression of government intrusion into the exam room, bureaucratic red tape in medicine, impersonal and expensive care, and the blatant stripping away of patient privacy, an important fact was forgotten.
The Obama Administration wants solo practices to disappear. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a 962-page proposed rule that will hurt 87 percent of solo practices (89,383 clinicians).
Have you looked into your medical record? Does it claim you are depressed when you aren’t?
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Two significant headlines concerning heath care are making news today, and Twila Brase, president and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org) is available for comment on both.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—There’s trouble ahead for doctors and patients, says Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), a patient-centered national health freedom organization based in St. Paul, Minn., existing to protect health care choices, individualized patient care, and medical and genetic privacy rights.
There’s trouble ahead for doctors and patients. Last Friday, the eleven members of the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee were announced. It includes seven physicians to advise HHS on how to pay doctors differently. Republicans established the committee in the “Doc Fix” bill (MACRA, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015), which President Obama happily signed because it expanded Obamacare controls.