The desperate sounds of Obamacare’s death spiral are reverberating through the White House. Obama’s legacy act is in deep, deep trouble.
Where was health care at the RNC? Mostly missing in action. But by day two of the Democratic National Convention (DNC), Sen. Bernie Sanders, former President Bill Clinton, and former DNC chairman Howard Dean, M.D. had all championed the issue.
We’ll soon know the GOP nominee for president. But until then, there is much to say this week, so let’s get to it.
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.
The Obama administration’s violations continue. On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a final nondiscrimination (transgender) rule for health care, saying patients must receive treatment and access facilities and programs according to their gender choice, not their biological sex.
Health care consolidation limits freedom and independence. The government’s drive to consolidate doctors and hospitals – and thereby more easily exert control -- began with Medicare and continues under Obamacare.
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).
Hacker attacks using ‘ransomware’ endanger patient lives. Recent attacks on electronic health record (EHR) systems have disabled hospitals full of sick and dying patients.
Have you read Donald Trump’s health care plan? At first glance, there’s nothing unique about his plan. The first six points look like he picked off standard GOP health care talking points without much creative thought. Interestingly, it sounds like he has no idea we already have the Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) he’s proposing.