One of the scariest moments in Elizabeth Bryan’s life was discovering that carbon monoxide almost killed her entire family.
It was 10 years ago when her family members started feeling sick.
“I wandered into the basement and looked up at the ceiling and the carbon monoxide meter was hanging from the wires,” Bryan said Thursday. “I popped it back in and it started beeping so much. It was a very terrifying experience for me.” Read More
Anyone who has seriously studied Medicaid understands there is a huge difference between possessing health insurance and having access to health care.
Until the very last minute, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services seemed determined to spend $350,000 to spy on doctors and rediscover this well-known fact. Although the department finally dropped that plan, doctors should expect to experience similar government intrusions in the future. Read More
Michael Maves, the president of the nation’s largest doctor group announced his resignation today. He was one of the Obama White House’s top allies in the recent health care battle. During the Clinton administration’s prior attempt to expand the federal government’s role in health care, the AMA’s opposition was often cited as a key point against the legislation. Read More
In passing Obamacare, Democrats not only didn’t address a scheduled pay cut for doctors who provide Medicare services, but they also instituted new pay cuts for other Medicare providers (such as hospitals and nurses), which the Medicare chief actuary says threaten to reduce Medicare patients’ access to care. Simultaneously, the Democrats took money that could have been used to provide a “doc fix” and directed that it instead be spent on Obamacare. Now the Americ Read More