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Watch out old people the GOP is after your Medicare

It didn't take the Republicans long to show there true colors once in charge of Washington. This week the House Republicans pulled out a conservative budget plan. As the GOP is the party of war... Politics,news,stories,sexy girls,art,movies, and...
by seasidepostonline on Mar 23, 2015

Grass Roots: It's Time To Take Action on MOC

As many long-term readers of this blog are aware, because of concerns over its coercive nature, I have been investigating the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program implemented in large part by the Ame...
by Dr. Wes on Jan 16, 2015

The Tradeoffs of Obamacare

A few from above, from Saurabh Jha, MD (Twitter: @roguerad): The biggest trade-off is between a constitutional republic, with all its checks and balances, and a centrally-planned healthcare.  The two are fundamentally incompatible.  The future wil...
by Dr. Wes on Aug 12, 2014

An Insider's Guide to a Health Care Policy White Paper

Do you want to "raise awareness" of how physician quality and value information impacts health care decision making?   Do you want to spin your data via the Associated Press internationally? Just have the Robert Johnson Wood Foundation pay for a s...
by Dr. Wes on Jul 22, 2014

Joining The ACA Late

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA),commonly called the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “Obamacare” was enacted by the Obama Government with the goals of increasing the quality and affordability of health insurance for Ame...
by Wealthymatters on Jul 17, 2014

Death Panels at the Veterans Affairs Health Care system?

CNN delivers a shocking report that “at least 40 U.S. veterans died waiting for appointments at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care system, many of whom were placed on a secret waiting list.” http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/23/health/vete...
by Can America survive Obama? on May 21, 2014

VIDEO: Obama Budget Big On Ideals, But With Small Chance Of Passage

President Obama on Tuesday sent Congress an election-year budget request that reflects Democratic ideals, emphasizing increased spending on domestic initiatives for education, public works and research paid for by ending tax breaks for the..&...

10 Republican Proposals For Fixing The American Health Care System

There have been a lot of criticism coming from the Democratic party that Republicans want to repeal Obamacare without offering their own solutions to the expensive train wreck that is health care in the United States. (It’s more expensive and &...
by List of X on Feb 3, 2014

10 Republican Proposals For Fixing The American Health Care System

There have been a lot of criticism coming from the Democratic party that Republicans want to repeal Obamacare without offering their own solutions to the expensive train wreck that is health care in the United States. (It’s more expensive and &...
by List of X on Feb 3, 2014

Three Health Care Trends Patients Will Notice in the New Year

As we enter the New Year, I like to reflect on where we've been and where we're heading in medicine. By far and away, this is the most tumultuous time I have ever experienced in health care.  Doctors and nurses appear stressed and downtrodden, admin...
by Dr. Wes on Dec 29, 2013

CNN: ObamaCare Causing Americans to Lose Their Doctors (Video)

They’re a little late to this news. This is also known as the next part of ObamaCare that President Obama lied about. Given that Medicare reimbursement rates are being severely cut next year and that ObamaCare takes $300B from Medicare Advant...
by Fire Jim Moran on Dec 19, 2013

10 Reactions To The “Insurance-Cancellation-Gate”

In the last few weeks the American media has been filled with stories of a terrible disaster. If you think I’m referring to the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, you haven’t been following American media.  No, the real R...
by List of X on Nov 21, 2013

Looking for Ways to Decrease Senior Readmissions Under ACA

Leading researchers at the University of Southern California, Stanford University, The Harris School at The University of Chicago and Precision Health Economics, recently studied the relationship between the use of... Read MoreThe post Look...
by Zintro Blog on Nov 11, 2013

With Obamacare: Remember the Challenger

By now, the Obamacare insurance exchange debacle is old news. Our attention spans are so short, we're on to the next disaster.  So we sit before our TVs and enjoy the Humana ads with a smiling senior pointing to a whiteboards with their insurance pl...
by Dr. Wes on Oct 25, 2013

With Obamacare: Remember the Challenger

By now, the Obamacare insurance exchange debacle is old news. Our attention spans are so short, we're on to the next disaster.  So we sit before our TVs and enjoy the Humana ads with a smiling senior pointing to a whiteboards with their insurance pl...
by Dr. Wes on Oct 25, 2013

Obamacare 2016: Happy Yet?

From Bradley Allen, MD in the opinion section of the Wall Street Journal this morning: "The forecast shortage of doctors has become a real problem. It started in 2014 when the ACA cut $716 billion from Medicare to accommodate 30 million newly "insu...
by Dr. Wes on Oct 23, 2013

10 Real Reasons Why The ObamaCare Website Doesn’t Work

On October 1st, the federal government has finally opened an insurance exchange website HealthCare.gov, where people who did not have health insurance could finally buy affordable health insurance. However, the website roll out has been plagued with...
by List of X on Oct 23, 2013

Obamacare 2016: Happy Yet?

From Bradley Allen, MD in the opinion section of the Wall Street Journal this morning: "The forecast shortage of doctors has become a real problem. It started in 2014 when the ACA cut $716 billion from Medicare to accommodate 30 million newly "insu...
by Dr. Wes on Oct 23, 2013

10 Reasons Why The ObamaCare Website Doesn’t Work

On October 1st, the federal government has finally opened an insurance exchange website HealthCare.gov, where people who did not have health insurance could finally buy affordable health insurance.  However, the website rollout has been plagued with...
by List of X on Oct 23, 2013

10 Ways How Obamacare Will Destroy America

As you might know, the United States government is expected to run out of money by October, and the country will default on its debt, unless Congress raises the debt limit. However, the Republican majority in the House of Representatives is …...
by List of X on Sep 19, 2013


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