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The Mandate’s Supreme Jeopardy

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

 By Betsy McCaughey Sparks flew in the US Supreme Court yesterday, as lawyers for and against the Obama health law’s individual mandate argued over whether there are limits…


Obamacare Places Controls on Women

Monday, March 19, 2012

By Betsy McCaughey Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned this week that “extremists” want to control women, even in the U.S. “They even want to control the decisions…

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Women’s Advocates Lose Everything They’ve Fought For

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

By Betsy McCaughey The Obama law vastly expands the president’s power over your insurance plan, your doctors’ decisions and your medical records. Not just this president’s power, but every future…


Do Liberal Women Trust Their Medical Issues With Future Presidents?

Thursday, March 8, 2012

By Betsy McCaughey Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown law student defending mandatory contraception and sterilization coverage in all health plans, is being hailed as a defender of women’s rights….


McCaughey: Romneycare and Obamacare are Identical

Sunday, January 29, 2012

By Betsy McCaughey Presidential aspirant Mitt Romney may not have intended that the mandatory health insurance law he signed in 2006 would look like the Obama health law….


McCaughey: New Data Strip Health Law of Its Rationales

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

By Betsy McCaughey Data released last week by two federal agencies — the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)…


McCaughey: Raiding Social Security To Fund the Free Lunch Club

Friday, January 20, 2012

By Betsy McCaughey On Monday night, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich assailed the food stamp president, Barack Obama, for enabling a record 45 million people to go on…


The Concentration and Persistence in the Level of Health Expenditures over Time: Estimates for the U.S. Population, 2008-2009

Sunday, January 1, 2012

By Steven B. Cohen, Ph.D. and William Yu, MA McCaughey: The true purpose of the Obama health law’s mandate is to force healthy people to buy expensive health…


McCaughey: Supreme Court Will Strike Down Obama’s Healthcare Law

Monday, November 14, 2011

By Martin Gould The Supreme Court’s decision to consider whether President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law is constitutional is good for a nation that has been in legal…


Ohio’s No Vote a Stinging Rejection of Obama Health Law

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Betsy McCaughey This week’s decisive vote in Ohio is a bellwether of the 2012 presidential election. With few exceptions, no presidential candidate has won the nation without winning…

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Cooking the Books on Grandma’s Health Care

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey The British medical journal Lancet reported last month that 32% of elderly American patients undergo surgery in the year before they die, a statistic culled…


Healthcare Spending Pits Elderly Against Illegal Aliens

Monday, October 31, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey The culture war is moving from when life begins to how it should end. Like a drum beat, supporters of the Obama agenda are protesting…

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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…