Medicare

Visualizing How Americans Get Healthcare Coverage

If you ask some people what is going on with U.S. healthcare, they will tell you that things are going “sideways” – that costs are going up, but care is not improving anywhere near the same pace. It’s fair to say that care has been going sideways in the U.S. for some time, and the stakes couldn’t be higher...

Why Obamacare Repeal Failed

...rural Trump-backers have come to terms with Obamacare. “As much as I was against it,” said one fiscally conservative voter, “at this point I’m against the repeal.” One restaurant owner commented, “I can’t even remember why I opposed it.”

22 Troublesome Facts

Below are 22 troublesome facts explaining why the herd may, in fact, have it wrong.

Watch Live: President Trump Delivers A Statement About Healthcare

Having warned "Republicans have a last chance to do the right thing on Repeal & Replace after years of talking & campaigning on it," in a tweet this morning, building pressure on the GOP after threatening overnight that "if Republicans don't Repeal and Replace the disastrous ObamaCare, the repercussions will be far greater than any of them understand!" President Trump will deliver a statement about healthcare, shortly after meeting with what he calls “victims of Obamacare."

How Government Helped Create The Coming Doctor Shortage

For the last five years, attempts to reform America’s health care system have focused primarily on the demand side of the market, and specifically on the market for insurance. However, one of the most critical supply side issues in health care is the supply of qualified doctors.

To Fix Healthcare, We Need To Repeal A Lot More Than Obamacare

If repealing Obamacare is really the goal, the GOP should instead focus on repealing and undermining the edifice on which Obamacare was built: the highly regulated, subsidized, and manipulated healthcare markets that dominate today.

House GOP Unveils 2018 Budget: Here Are The Highlights

On Tuesday morning, House Republicans released a fiscal 2018 budget plan on Tuesday that could pose a major new political test for President Donald Trump's legislative agenda by combining tax reform with controversial spending cuts. Here are the highlights.