Friday, December 9, 2022
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When it comes to Ebola, the story that the government is telling us just keeps on changing.  At first, government officials were claiming that it was very difficult to spread the Ebola virus.  Some of them were even comparing it to HIV.  We were given the impression that we...
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The Relationship Charade: Walking on Eggshells is not Reconciliation by Linda Goudsmit November 28, 2017   Many articles have been written about the growing trend of adult children choosing estrangement in American families. The recent Thanksgiving holiday has highlighted this alarming movement toward the dissolution of family bonds of love and loyalty. What...
Alyene Senger
Obamacare will impose new health coverage costs, the employer mandate, compliance regulations, and new taxes on all businesses. Altogether, these constraints will dramatically affect companies’ per-employee costs, desire to provide health coverage, and motivation to grow in terms of both income and employment. Further Burdening Businesses Obamacare is likely...
In a previous post at the Health Affairs blog, I argued that the single biggest mistake in health policy is the belief that the best way to make health care accessible is to make it free at the point of delivery. In a follow up post...
It’s been a pretty big year for welfare—and a new report shows welfare is bigger than ever.  The Obama Administration turned a giant spotlight on the welfare system in July when the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proclaimed it had the authority to gut the work requirements...
Greg Scandlen

The Real Don Berwick

Consider this – …or many patients the most basic elements of care were neglected. Calls for help to use the bathroom were ignored and patients were left lying in soiled sheeting and sitting on commodes for hours, often feeling ashamed and afraid. Patients were left unwashed, at times...
Health economist Victor Fuchs argues that if we spent the same fraction of national income on health care that other countries spend we could save $1 trillion. How could we do that? By organizing our health care system the way other countries do. That would mean, he tells us:...
Greg Scandlen
Einer Elhauge is a Harvard law professor and former adviser to the Obama campaign. He recently authored a paper that was published by the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) entitled,”ObamaCare and the Theory of the Firm.”Is it just me, or do you also get bone weary of academics who...
Matt Barber
“But Republican governors are folding like cheap lawn chairs,” you say. “And political eunuchs in the GOP establishment are bowing to Obama like he bows to foreign dictators. Any hope of repeal is long dead, and besides, Chief Justice John Roberts put the final nail in the judicial coffin...