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Slashing Doc Pay

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

By Scott Gottlieb A key government panel voted this month to whack what Medicare pays most doctors to treat patients. It’s an important step on the path to…


Likelihood That a Woman With Screen-Detected Breast Cancer Has Had Her ‘Life Saved’ by That Screening

Monday, October 24, 2011

Welch: “Thus the probability that a 50-year old woman with screen detected breast cancer avoids a breast cancer death because of mammography is 13% (250/1910)….This probability also rises…


Outside Panel Backs Prostate Test Advisory

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

McCaughey: American men should disregard this dangerous change of guidance. The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force has no oncologists or urologists among its members. It is unqualified to…


Don’t Let America Become a Medicaid Nation

Friday, October 7, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey America is in danger of becoming a Medicaid nation. It will bankrupt our government, make private health plans unaffordable, and rob the elderly of the…


Unfair to Rap Perry for Uninsured in Texas

Monday, October 3, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey In the presidential debates and in media profiles, Gov. Rick Perry is under fire for allegedly failing to meet the healthcare needs of Texans. Assailants…

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Cancer Care’s Rationers

Monday, October 3, 2011

WSJ Review and Outlook The Lancet last week published the findings of its international 37-expert commission on “Delivering Affordable Cancer Care in High-Income Countries.” The prestigious British medical…


McCaughey: Obama Had to Send Health Law to High Court

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

By Martin Gould The Obama administration had no choice but to refer challenges to its signature healthcare law direct to the Supreme Court. Without that decision, uncertainty could…


McCaughey: Surge in Costs Start Of Obamacare Disaster

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

A new report claims that Obamacare is only negligibly responsible for the surge in health insurance premiums this year, but former New York Lt. Gov. and healthcare expert…

New York Times Takes a Fall for the President

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey The New York Times took a fall for President Barack Obama, running a front page headline today:  “Young Adults Make Gains in Health Insurance Coverage.”…

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Obama Health Law Raises Important Constitutional Issues

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey Contrary to the headlines, the 4th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals did not “uphold” the constitutionality of the Obama health law’s mandatory insurance provision last…

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Health ‘Reform’ Has Sent Costs Soaring

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey Overall job growth hit zero in August, but jobs in health care are growing steadily. That would be good news, except that growth in this…


PA Federal Judge Rules Against Insurance Mandate

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

By Marc Levy HARRISBURG, Pa. – The requirement in the national health-care overhaul law that individuals buy health insurance is unconstitutional, a federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled Tuesday…


Public Bamboozled​: A Penny of Cuts for Every Dollar of Debt

Friday, September 2, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey More than half the members of the House of Representatives avoided holding customary town hall meetings during their August vacation. No wonder they’re ducking the…

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Avoid this Constitutional Booby Trap

Friday, August 19, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey We the people are being shoved between a rock and a hard place — forced to accept tax hikes imposed by a deficit-reduction committee or…

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Why We Won in the 11th Circuit

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey In the 304-page ruling it handed down last Friday, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals eviscerated a key provision of the Obama health law, ruling…

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Health Law Ruling Raises NEW Issue-Could be Silver Bullet

Monday, August 15, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey On Friday, a federal appeals court ruled that the Obama health law’s requirement that every American buy health insurance is unconstitutional — bringing the legal…


Court Ruling ‘Slams the Brakes’ on Obamacare

Friday, August 12, 2011

By David A. Patten Opponents of Obamacare rejoiced Friday after a federal appeals court in Atlanta ruled that the individual mandate at the heart of President Barack Obama’s…


End the Debt Limit

Friday, August 5, 2011

McCaughey says, “Haven’t the editors of the New York Times read Article 1 Section 8?” New York Times editorial It has long been clear that the federal debt…

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Automatic Debt-Ceiling Hike a Perversion f Constitution

Thursday, August 4, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey The U.S. Constitution is the biggest casualty in the debt-ceiling deal cobbled together this week. Generally, presidents ask Congress for a debt-ceiling hike once or…

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The Administration’s Decision To Cover Contraceptives

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

By Washington Post Editorial Board Last year’s health-care reform law ushered in a new approach to encouraging preventive medicine. It required new insurance plans to cover preventive services…