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Medicaid Payments Go Under the Knife

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

By Phil Galewitz To curb rising Medicaid costs, about a dozen states are starting a new budget year by reducing payments to doctors, hospitals and other health care…

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Medicare Stasi

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Amid the ObamaCare fiasco, the latest is that physicians will be subject to streams of grubby government spies checking up on their Medicare patient intake. This isn’t Eurosocialist…

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Germs Lurking on Hospital Surfaces Can Kill You

Thursday, June 23, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey If you’re visiting a friend or relative in the hospital, forget taking flowers or candy. Bring gloves and a canister of bleach wipes. Several new…

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The IPAB- Congress’s ‘Good Deed’

Thursday, June 23, 2011

By Henry J. Aaron, Ph.D. Among the most important attributes of legislative statesmanship is self-abnegation — the willingness of legislators to abstain from meddling in matters they are…

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There’s No ‘Average’ Cancer Patient

Monday, June 20, 2011

By Gregory Conko On June 28, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a hearing to decide the fate of Avastin, a drug taken by thousands of…

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U.S. Halts New Applications for Waivers on Health Coverage Rule

Saturday, June 18, 2011

By Noam Levi The Obama administration is ending a controversial program that allowed employers to avoid a key requirement of the new federal healthcare law. Beginning in September,…

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How the Obama Health Law Destroys Your Privacy

Thursday, June 16, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey Rep. Anthony Weiner announced this week that he’s seeking treatment for sexual “addiction” — mortifying in formation that a private person would want to keep…

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U.S. Approves Cancer Drugs Faster Than Europe

Thursday, June 16, 2011

By Chris Fleming The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is often criticized as inefficient compared to its European counterpart, the European Medicines Agency (EMA), particularly in the…

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Repealing and Replacing IPAB with Better Solutions

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

By Grace Marie Turner The Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) was created by Congress as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) as a means…

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New Medicare Efficiency Measures Deadly to Seniors

Friday, June 3, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey Everybody knows that if you don’t pay to maintain and repair your car, you limit its life. The same is true with human beings. We…

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Obama’s IPAB Board Will Control Medicare Decisions

Friday, May 27, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey A toxic political strategy is spreading across the land, one that involves Medicare. It threatens to bamboozle voters and allow the 2012 election to turn…

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Mediscare: The Surprising Truth

Friday, May 27, 2011

By Thomas R. Saving and John Goodman The Obama administration has repeatedly claimed that the health-reform bill it passed last year improved Medicare’s finances. Although you’d never know…

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Who ended ‘Medicare as we know it’?

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey In today’s special election for the 26th district US House seat in western New York, Democrats are trying out a tactic they’re sure to use nationwide…

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Don’t Raise Debt Ceiling Without Repealing Obamacare

Friday, April 29, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey If your shopaholic teenager maxed out on the credit card , your solution wouldn’t be to increase the credit line. You’d stop the spending. The…

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Medicare As We’ve Known It Isn’t an Option

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey The Democratic Party is urging Americans to choose Medicare as we’ve always known it rather than a new plan by Rep. Paul Ryan (R., Wis.)…

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Ryan’s Plan Will Fix Medicare — Not Destroy It

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey In his speech to the nation on Wednesday, President Obama joined the chorus of critics howling that Rep. Paul Ryan’s federal budget proposal is cruel…

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Ryan Plan Stops Obama’s Raid on Medicare

Friday, April 15, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey After listening to President Obama’s speech yesterday, I’d trust Bernie Madoff with my Medicare before I’d trust Obama. The president portrayed himself as protecting seniors,…

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Stop Telling Us Where To Die

Thursday, March 17, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey Hospice care isn’t only a beneficial service for dying patients. It’s also a $4.5 billion industry flexing its muscle in state capitals — including Albany,…

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Facts That Will Blow Up Obamacare Case

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey On Feb. 22, a District of Columbia federal judge, Gladys Kessler, ruled Obamacare constitutional, parroting the administration’s claim that because all Americans are “active” in…

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Judicial ‘Death Panel’ for Obamacare

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey Fourteen months ago, a reporter asked then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi if the Constitution allows the federal government to force people to have health insurance. Amazed, she…