Health care (page 8)

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    NYT op-ed considers benefits of a new Trump hospital rule

    Due to the on-going government shutdown and myriad of other national news stories, you probably missed a significant policy change aimed at hospital prices. The Trump Administration created a new federal rule that hospitals must post their prices to all of the procedures they perform…
    Jordan Roberts, January 22, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on competing Democratic and Republican news conferences leading into today’s court hearing in the 9th Congressional District controversy. Way also reports on a private N.C. university’s new health sciences center. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why Democratic policy priorities could…
    Mitch Kokai, January 22, 2019
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    Major reform, no regulations

    I’m going to use this space today to discuss two healthcare reform initiatives. One was just recently announced and one has been a policy for several years. The former is happening right here in North Carolina. It involves value-based care which I have written about before…
    Jordan Roberts, January 18, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on a new Blue Cross Blue Shield payment plan that focuses on patient health. Andy Taylor’s Daily Journal focuses on the problems linked to electoral “ballot harvesting.”…
    Mitch Kokai, January 17, 2019
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    Obamacare: Still unpopular after all these years

    David Catron of the American Spectator highlights poll results linked to the recent court ruling declaring the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. One day after Nancy Pelosi and her modest but all too real Democratic majority in the House of Representatives voted to interfere in Texas v. United States,…
    Mitch Kokai, January 15, 2019
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    Small fix, huge potential results

    Dr. Lee Gross, President of the Docs 4 Patient Care Foundation and the founder of Epiphany Health Direct Primary Care used an op-ed to describe an easy change in the law the Trump Administration could make that would open up enormous amounts of…
    Jordan Roberts, January 14, 2019
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    Chamber of Commerce CEO vows to fight single-payer proposals

    The CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said that the organization representing more than three million businesses would use “all of our resources” to fight single-payer proposals: “We also have to respond to calls for government-run, single-payer health care,…
    Jordan Roberts, January 11, 2019
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    Majority of Americans believe Obamacare ruling should stand

    According to a poll that was recently conducted, a majority of Americans believe the most recent Obamacare ruling, invalidating the entire law, should stand. Survey respondents were asked to answer the following: In December, a federal judge in Texas ruled that…
    Jordan Roberts, January 10, 2019