healthcare


National Review Says: Obamacare Is Dead

By Against Crony Capitalism November 4, 2015   National Review Says: Obamacare Is Dead     It’s a bold statement, but basically it’s a correct one. The co-ops are falling apart. Many are already bust. People are losing their health insurance because of these blow ups. Still others can’t afford to sign up in the […]

deathstar-c-c

hospital

Lawmakers Introduce Legislation To Curtail Surprise Medical Bills

By Ashlee Kieler Consumerist October 21, 2015   Lawmakers Introduce Legislation To Curtail Surprise Medical Bills   frankieleon   There are good surprise and there are bad surprise. Falling into the latter category are unexpected medical bills, which affect nearly 30% of privately insured Americans. This week, lawmakers took steps to shield consumers from these […]


corrupt2

What “Progressive” Corporate Welfare Looks Like

By Andrew Syrios Mises.org October 13, 2015   What “Progressive” Corporate Welfare Looks Like   There appears to be a mistaken belief on the Left that any government action is either done in the interest of “the people” or in the interest of corporations and rich oligarchs. So the naked corporate welfare to Archer Daniels Midlands […]


100 Years of Government’s “Managed” Health Care

By Michel Accad Mises.org September 21, 2015   100 Years of Government’s “Managed” Health Care   The term “managed care” entered the common lexicon in the 1990s, when contracted arrangements between physicians and hospitals on the one hand, and insurance entities on the other, became standard means to try to control healthcare expenditures. The origin of […]

aca2

accad1 450.jpg

The Rise of the Medical Bureaucrat and Centralized Health Care

By Michel Accad Mises.org July 15, 2015   The Rise of the Medical Bureaucrat and Centralized Health Care   In contrast to the expected shortage of tens of thousands of physicians, there appears to be an abundance of health care administrators. Economists and physician-activists at Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP) have invoked the […]


(Image courtesy of Alex Proimos)

The Latest Federal Mandate Threatening Doctor’s Offices

By Natalie Johnson The Daily Signal June 25, 2015   The Latest Federal Mandate Threatening Doctor’s Offices     Gerald Harmon, a member of the American Medical Association’s Board of Trustees, owns a small, family medical practice in coastal South Carolina.  A doctor for more than 20 years, his practice is among the many private, […]


Leaked Emails Claim Tennessee Governor to Pressure Lawmakers on Obamacare By Violating HIPAA

By Barry Donegan Truth In Media May 7, 2015   Leaked Emails Claim Tennessee Governor to Pressure Lawmakers on Obamacare By Violating HIPAA Leaked emails, obtained exclusively by Truth In Media, between Tennessee’s director of Legislative Affairs and a state senator, allege that Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s administration intends to release unprecedented private information about […]

GovernorHaslam

(Washington State House Republicans)

How This New Regulation Will Drive Up Your Health Care Costs

By John Grimsley The Daily Signal February 10, 2015   How This New Regulation Will Drive Up Your Health Care Costs     America’s doctors, already struggling with the Affordable Care Act’s regulatory burdens, could face another round of red tape—which means higher costs for ordinary Americans. The new round of red tape is the […]


unitedhealth-01-1024x978

Medicare Chief Who Oversaw Obamacare Rollout to Resign

By Melissa Quinn The Daily Signal   Medicare Chief Who Oversaw Obamacare Rollout to Resign   The top official at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced her resignation today. But the official who will serve as the interim head of the agency was the subject of congressional inquiries from Republican lawmakers last year. […]


Ten New Year’s Resolutions for Congress

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute   Ten New Year’s Resolutions for Congress   Since New Year’s is traditionally a time for resolutions, and since the new Congress convenes this week, I thought I would suggest some New Year’s resolutions for Congress: 1) Bring the troops home — Congress should take the first, and most important, […]

Ron Paul Weekly Column

wait

The WHO’s Bias Against Free-Market Healthcare

By Matt Battaglioli Mises.org   The WHO’s Bias Against Free-Market Healthcare   One of today’s most commonly referenced statistics against a free-market healthcare system, is the World Health Organization’s ranking of healthcare systems around the world. It places countries with socialized medicine like France (ranked no. 1) at the top, and ranks the United States […]


Sebelius: Americans don’t like Obamacare because their “financial literacy is low”

By Against Crony Capitalism   Sebelius: Americans don’t like Obamacare because their “financial literacy is low”   It’s not that Obamacare is a horribly complicated program which has screwed up healthcare for millions of people, which increased rates rather than decreasing them as promised, which was passed without even 50% of the American people supporting […]

Kathleen Sebelius