How much do you think Medicare will pay a doctor or a nurse for keeping a patient out of the hospital? Answer: zero.
Expanding Medicaid under the inflexible federal regulations currently in place would not be a good long-term decision for Georgia, but that doesn’t mean states shouldn’t propose a more effective alternative.
The current major health care debate in the states is whether or not to expand Medicaid, but we’re asking the wrong question. This study presents a viable alternative.
Let’s compensate all patients any time an injury or death occurs in a hospital for any reason other than the condition that brought them to the hospital in the first place.
The most ill-conceived federal sales tax law took effect this year.
The period of incarceration is a window of opportunity to instill healthier habits and continue to improve female inmates’ health beyond their incarceration
The vast majority of those injured by medical negligence never get their day in court. A handful of victims win big awards each year, but 97 percent receive zero compensation for their injuries. What we have is jackpot justice for some rather than justice for all.
“Telemedicine – telehealth – allows doctors to be more efficient, effective and productive.”
The key question is: Is Medicaid expansion beyond the poverty level a “hand up” or a “handcuff?”
Facing a presidential veto pen blocking repeal of ObamaCare, the House is working to defund, dismantle, and delay implementation of the unpopular health overhaul law to avert at least some of its damage in the near term. The Fiscal Cliff deal chipped away at ObamaCare, eliminating one of its programs completely and cutting funding for another. Galen Institute President Grace-Marie Turner discusses the growing resistance to the federal health care reform law both inside and beyond Washington.