Health News


June 6, 2017

Anthem to leave Ohio’s Obamacare insurance market in 2018

From Reuters: Anthem Inc, which has urged Republican lawmakers to commit to paying government subsidies for the Obamacare individual health insurance system, on Tuesday announced it […]
June 5, 2017

Over-Use of Specialists Is One Of The Biggest Drivers Of High Healthcare Costs

From the NY Times: The Affordable Care Act was misnamed; it should have been called the Access to Unaffordable Care Act. In 2015 health care spending […]
June 5, 2017

Senate Republicans Pulling Away From ACA Repeal Legislation

From Politico: Senate Republicans remain publicly pessimistic about their prospects of repealing and replacing Obamacare this year with several raising concerns this week about the party’s […]
June 4, 2017

Senate Republicans mull tax on employer-based health insurance

Senate Republicans set on reworking the Affordable Care Act are considering taxing employer-sponsored health insurance plans, a move that would meet stiff resistance from companies and […]
June 4, 2017

California’s New Single-Payer Proposal Embraces Some Costly Old Ways

From the respected Kaiser Health Foundation: Three of the dirtiest words in health care are “fee for service.” For years, U.S. officials have sought to move […]
June 4, 2017

The Ugly Truth About Canadian Health Care

Perspective from a Canadian healthcare expert: “Overflowing emergency rooms and yearlong waits for treatment.”