The Department of Health and Human Services recently launched a new web page on HHS.gov highlighting the regulatory and administrative actions the Department is taking to relieve the burden of the current healthcare law and support […]
Health care reform is not dead as widely reported in mainstream media following Speaker Ryan’s announcement a few weeks ago that the House of Representatives would not vote on the America Health Care Act (AHCA) proposed Congress […]
The legislative battle winding up in Austin Texas over a proposal to restrict The smoking age for vapor cigarettes highlights the ongoing conflict between Americans’ stated policy commitment to wellness and the economic interests of […]
Well-intentioned but misdirected “quality@ and safety regulations and third party imposed credentialing, rating and quality standards drive up operating costs of hospitals, physicians and other health providers, payers and plan sponsors. See e.g., here. Beyond […]
Republicans continue to push health reform on the fast track. Read the Manager’s Amendment to H.R. 1628 at https://rules.house.gov/bill/115/hr-1628, which is scheduled to go before the House Rules Committee before a planned House vote Thursday.
Congress is scheduled to vote on American Health Care Act on Thursday. See here. The first package of the reforms Republicans are pursuing to repeal or reform the Obamacare law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care […]
Staff infections are only one category of serious infection risks that patients, health care workers and their families face when getting health care treatment. Patients can reduce these infection risks by sharing the following tips […]
Service animals play vital roles in helping care for and expand the functionality of many disabled and aging people. Most widely acknowledged from the work of guide dogs for the sight impaired, service animals of […]