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I believe Andy Slavitt, former Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, was the first to offer to hold town halls in areas where the GOP feared to tread (or anywhere else, for that matter). Sean Maloney (D-NY) has taken that idea one giant step beyond. On Monday evening, about 500 residents […]

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.

UberCare

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In health care
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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 must-read paper, “Health Care 2.0: Ushering In Medicine’s Digital Revolution.” Correct. When someone cites Roy as an expert on anything but shrieking “Bleah […]
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HHS, Medicare & GLBTQ patients

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In health care
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On December 4, 2015
We should see a final rule on Section 1557 of the ACA in the early part of 2016. It will include discrimination based on the patient’s gender identity in the definition of sex discrimination. And: The proposed rule makes clear HHS’s commitment, as a matter of policy, to banning discrimination based on sexual orientation, and […]
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