Many people seem unwilling to acknowledge that they ration themselves by what they decide to buy and not buy, an economist writes.
Archive for April, 2011
A Republican plan to cut and reform Medicare has yet to damage the party in polls so far.
A study of drugs to treat a form of macular degeneration is said to offer some support for the use of Avastin, a far less costly drug than one that is frequently prescribed, Lucentis.
House Republicans appear to be on the defensive, facing worried questions from voters and a barrage of new attacks from Democrats and their allies.
Readers respond to a recent column about the relationship between doctors and patients.
If the federal budget and national deficit situation is so serious, shouldn’t we be raising taxes, not cutting them?
Readers respond to a recent column.
The Republicans suddenly embrace needed cuts, but mainly want to shift burden to beneficiaries.
Dr. Ronald Sroka has been in practice for 32 years, and has a roster of 4,000 patients, but with costs going up and reimbursements going down he is looking for an out.
A new study from the Congressional Budget Office shows that a lot of the budget deficit will correct itself without Congress doing anything.
Politicians talk about the act of receiving health care as if it were no different from a commercial transaction, like buying a car.
An appreciative audience applauds the critique by the president, who is rewarded with a hoodie from Mark Zuckerberg.
President Obama wants to expand the board’s cost-cutting reach, but opponents fear it would usurp the power of Congress.
The real cost of leaving America’s entitlement programs untouched.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services revamps a section of the Medicare Web site for caregivers.