Category Archives: Healthcare Reform (Deform) Debate

A Health Care Warning from the Doctor

To my patients, Until recently, most physicians have strictly avoided expressing political views while caring for their patients, not wanting to undermine the sanctity of the patient-physician relationship. However with the passage of “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” … Continue reading

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The Real Solution for the Uninsured

Although the prime driver for desperately needed healthcare reform is unsustainable cost growth, the number of individuals not having healthcare insurance is a significant concern as well. However, there are important misunderstandings regarding who makes up the uninsured population, and … Continue reading

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The Medicare Challenge

How many times have we heard, “The Republicans want to change Medicare as we know it”? In fact, Medicare as we know it is going broke and must change. The question is how to restore fiscal sustainability to Medicare and … Continue reading

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The Components of the Conservative Vision of Health Care Reform

1. Coverage for those with pre-existing conditions: The great majority of persons with pre-existing conditions have adequate access to affordable health care insurance because most have employer provided insurance. Employer based insurance already has safeguards preventing denial of coverage or … Continue reading

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The Conservative Values Health Care Reform

Now that the Supreme Court has now thrown the fate of the President’s health care law back into the hands of the voters, the time has come for a clear articulation of a contrast of visions for health care reform. … Continue reading

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