Michael Tennant

Saturday, 31 October 2015 00:00

How Medicare Hurts

In Medicare’s Victims: How the U.S. Government’s Largest Health Care Program Harms Patients and Impairs Physicians, David Hogberg demonstrates that Medicare is far from the success story that the media and politicians would have us believe it is.

ObamaCare's individual-mandate penalty is set to increase to $695 per person in 2016, an event the Obama administration hopes will boost lagging exchange enrollment.

A Pennsylvania health system is posting all-inclusive prices for common procedures on its website, then having patients pay in advance.

Thursday, 15 October 2015 08:27

NYPD’s X-ray Van Program Lacks Transparency

The New York Police Department is using vans equipped with X-ray scanners to secretly search vehicles, and it won't release any information about them.

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill forcing crisis-pregnancy centers to provide clients with information on how to obtain state-funded abortions.

The Pentagon announced a change to its program to train and equip Syrian rebels, but the change will only deepen U.S. involvement in the civil war and increase the concomitant risks.

With the aging of the population, Medicaid's long-term care program, which covers seniors as well as the disabled, is expected to grow astronomically, exacerbating future federal deficits.

Residents of four states that have refused to implement REAL ID for driver's licenses may not be allowed to fly or to enter certain federal buildings come January.

ObamaCare has failed to reduce insurance premiums, while deductibles are rising sharply, sometimes causing people to skimp on necessary care.

The FBI is collecting fingerprints, photographs, and other biographical data from the millions of criminal background checks it conducts for employers and government agencies.