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.
Why employ a supposedly clever move in the House Ways and Means Committee to repeal the ObamaCare healthcare law, as opposed to submitting a stand-alone bill for repeal? Why pass legislation that addresses only part of the problem and then attach it to other legislation? Why not use popular support to force a Senate vote on repealing ObamaCare? The American people are fed up with ObamaCare and want it repealed in its entirety.
ObamaCare has failed to reduce insurance premiums, while deductibles are rising sharply, sometimes causing people to skimp on necessary care.
Over 300,000 veterans died while waiting for the Veterans Administration to process a backlog of 867,000 healthcare records, a new inspector general's report says.
What, exactly, is the Blue Zones Project? And what does it entail for an American community to become a Blue Zone? At least one element is clear: The sweeping program aims to involve everyone — from your boss to your sheriff to your children — and to “nudge” individuals into desired behaviors and values.