The real problem is that Washington would vehemently oppose giving up control of one-sixth of our economy and all the votes associated with bureaucrats who are dependent on their jobs on taxpayer dollars doled out by the federal government. Americans have to decide whether they are willing to fight for a health care system that works for them or one that works for Washington? … [Read more...] about With COVID-19 receding, we the patients must fix health care
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It’s a $1.5 trillion tax cut over 10 years. As a share of the total economy, a tax cut of that size ranks 12th, according to the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. President Ronald Reagan’s 1981 cut is the biggest, followed by the 1945 rollback of taxes that financed World War II. … [Read more...] about AP fact check: Trump, GOP distort on health care, voting fraud
Even before the onslaught of the novel coronavirus, many leading-edge providers had launched care and guidance services via chat, message-based exchange, or video platforms in efforts to improve access to care in a convenient fashion. We have had the fancy gadgets, the need and the capabilities for some time for this to be a normal part of everyday operations. However, implementing and scaling these digital services has varied widely and it has been universally poorly woven into health care operations. … [Read more...] about Will telemedicine save US health care?
The bill says that adjustment must be based on “legitimate factors,” but otherwise places no specific limitations. So, if President Trump wanted, say, to reward a political loyalist or punish a political foe, he could order the secretary to come up with any facially plausible reason to shift around money as he sees fit. This would be written into permanent law if it passes, but it seems especially relevant that Trump is completely open about his corrupt view of politics and expectation of loyalty above all else, and HHS Secretary Tom Price is, uh, not exactly a paragon of ethics. A Republican senator who gets too nosy about, say, the Russia scandal might suddenly learn that his or her state’s health-care needs were less serious than previously believed. … [Read more...] about Health-Care Experts Keep Finding New Terrible Things in the Republicans’ Shoddy Repeal Bill
[email protected]: "He promised his admin would enforce every last buy-in American provision… and what makes his wild claims and hopes—he now hopes we don't notice what he said, or won't remember. And when he does follow through, or doesn't do—when follow through, the exact opposite." pic.twitter.com/EF4VP6QN9P … [Read more...] about Joe Biden: Trump ‘Trying to Do Away with All Health Care in America’