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An Addendum on Ted Kennedy

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In health care
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On November 18, 2018
Greetings from Toronto Pierson (correction: Pearson) airport! I just read Erik’s take on Ted Kennedy, which is overall nicely balanced but also a bit incomplete. Erik significantly understates Kennedy’s pivotal role in expanding access to health care and protecting patients in the period before the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Kaiser […]

Doctor my lies

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On May 3, 2017

Trumpcare is so bad that Republicans can’t figure out how to lie to their constituents about it. “They’re scared,” said Rep. Tom Rooney (R-Fla.), whose district voted for President Trump.

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The nondiscrimination in health programs and activities rule went into effect July 18. However (of course there’s a however), health plans have until next year to make some of the changes necessary to comply with the rule. One area where both providers and plans will need to make changes is to their software systems. These […]

UberCare

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On January 29, 2016

What’s wrong with this string of syllables? ‘Why isn’t there an Uber of health care?” That’s the question that Manhattan Institute health care expert Avik Roy asks in the opening of a mu

All I want for Christmas

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In health care
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On December 21, 2015
Dear Santa, This Christmas please don’t let lawmakers do anything silly and unhelpful in response to the latest statistics about America’s opioid addiction epidemic (brought to you by Purdue Pharmaceuticals). I also would like a unicorn that craps rainbows. Between 2013 and 2014, the age-adjusted rate of death involving methadone remained unchanged; however, the age-adjusted […]
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