In today’s edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, National Center for Policy Analysis health care policy expert Devon Herrick joins Managing Editor of Health Care News Kenneth Artz. Herrick and Artz discuss how the policies of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are needlessly driving up the cost of generic Drugs.
Category: Health Care
A new national policy analysis forecasts a fast-approaching “death spiral” for Obamacare, as catastrophic losses from the health insurance program mount even more quickly than experts expected. “Pundits like Paul Krugman saw the[…]
“Policy wonks sit around a table in Washington, DC and make ambitious plans for ruling the world without any understanding of what it takes to run a business, in this case, a health insurance exchange.”
A new economic “scoring” policy at the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), so-called “dynamic scoring,” may dramatically impact Obamacare, revealing further financial flaws in the already controversial healthcare entitlement program. Presently,[…]
Prior to the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) passage in 2010, President Barack Obama spent month after month traveling across the United States to reassure Americans the vast right-wing-manufactured conspiracy theories[…]
Enrollment by the poor, unemployed, and children in Medicaid has soared as a result of the Obamacare insurance mandates. Policy analysts – and some conservative politicians – fear that this could lead to financial stress for states even sooner than they had anticipated.
How much more ObamaCare failure must mount in a titanic heap – before Congress decides to get more involved? A Congress given in 2014 a bi-cameral, bigger and deeper Republican majority – because of ObamaCare.
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Two top Republican Senators today called for a simple solution to the healthcare controversy created by Obamacare – a Constitutional compact among U.S. states. Sens. John Cornyn (R-Texas) and James[…]
A leading psychiatry journal reports in its most recent issue that underground drug users are experimenting with novel, psychoactive substances, sold exclusively online, before they are deemed “controlled substances” by the[…]
While the nation eagerly awaits the Supreme Court’s ruling in King v. Burwell, a case brought by an unknown Pennsylvania tax collector has quietly made its way to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and has the potential to end President Barack Obama’s most important piece of legislation, the Affordable Care Act.
Providence Alaska Medical Center (PAMC) this week submitted its amended Certificate of Need (CON) application following an injunction secured by its rival, Alaska Regional Hospital, in state court. A Certificate[…]
Former White House advisor Karl Rove is telling top Republicans that now is the time to revise their five-year-old strategy of opposing Obamacare, and come up with a legislative alternative that can be[…]
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New research shows that medical marijuana laws (MMLs) “increase use initiation” in young adults, aged 12-20, but otherwise have no “discernible effect” on underage drinking, or other substance abuse. This[…]
As the Obama White House touts claims that the number of Americans with health insurance is increasing, House and Senate Republicans are noting that many of those patients with new policies[…]