Category Archives: medicine

Happy Nurses’ Week

To all the nurses out there – hope you have a great week! Advertisements

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Surgery Near End of Life

Never Too Late To Operate? Surgery Near End Of Life Is Common, Costly Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News At 87, Maxine Stanich cared more about improving the quality of her life than prolonging it. She suffered from a long list … Continue reading

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the AHCA

I posted this both on Facebook and Twitter the other day but I think it is worth repeating, especially as this forum is supposed to be about the intersection of health care and policy. 1) The AHCA (aka Trumpcare) is … Continue reading

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Happy Nurses Week!

I know it technically started on Saturday, but just wanted to send a shout out to all my favorite nurses.  Our jobs as physicians wouldn’t be possible without you!

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What drives insurance premium costs? It’s not what you think.

Before the House GOP health care bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act stalled, there was some discussion by lawmakers to repeal the “essential health benefits.”  These were mandatory requirements created by the Affordable Care Act that most … Continue reading

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Medicaid while you work

It’s a tagline from politicians that we’ve heard before for the Welfare program – and now they have their eyes set on Medicaid.  If you are able bodied to work and you want Medicaid, you better find employment or be … Continue reading

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AHCA and the disenfranchised

The American Health Care Act would harm LGBT people, people living with HIV, and Black and Latino Americans, according to Fenway Institute analysis: The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health released a policy brief titled What the American Health Care Act … Continue reading

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