Health coverage doesn't guarantee access to care, so single-payer won't solve anything, said Dr. Keith Smith of the Surgery Center of Oklahoma, one of the free-market alternatives to the government-insurance-medical complex.
A research report published November 3 in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) revealed that over a 13-year period, there was a significant increase in overall use of prescription drugs among U.S. adults, as well as a parallel increase in “polypharmacy” — defined as the use of five or more prescription drugs.
Just when ObamaCare defenders thought Healthcare.gov’s recovery was a sign of blue skies ahead for the president’s signature “achievement,” reality continues to rear its ugly head.
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.
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 The American people are fed up with ObamaCare and want it repealed in its entirety.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.