May 26, 2023
A divided Congress has prevented "Medicare for All" from taking off. So progressive activists have turned their attention to the states. ... The results have not been impressive.
May 22, 2023
For the small-molecule medications so important to treating cardiovascular disease, price controls can kick in as soon as nine years after the Food and Drug Administration approves a new drug. Those looming future price controls are already starting to disincentivize research.
May 15, 2023
Even before COVID temporarily wrecked the labor market, able-bodied people were flooding onto Medicaid. In 2019, there were 34 million able-bodied adult Medicaid enrollees.
May 5, 2023
The Biden administration is cracking down on hospitals that keep their prices secret.Under a policy announced last week, failing to abide by Trump-era hospital price transparency rules will no longer prompt a warning letter from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...
Apr 28, 2023
While California lawmakers are pushing the state closer to single-payer, the patients forced to live under these tragically flawed health systems are clamoring for more private care.
Apr 20, 2023
The Supreme Court of Canada just refused to hear an appeal challenging British Columbia's ban on private coverage.
Apr 18, 2023
The Biden administration may be cheering Obamacare's record-high enrollment numbers. But patients are increasingly finding that their exchange coverage doesn't actually grant them access to care.
Apr 10, 2023
Threats appear to be the only way that state governments can get their public options off the ground. But that strategy is not sustainable. Eventually, insurers and providers will refuse to play along , or will exit the market entirely.