Rep. John Shadegg (R-Ariz.) has introduced the Health Care Choice Act (H.R.
Consumer-driven health care (CDHC) is leading to new models for the delivery of medical services. Consumer-driven health plans generally include personal accounts -- such as Healt
Significant numbers of Americans are traveling across the Canadian border or using the Internet to buy prescription drugs at Canadian prices. These sales are illegal, but should t
Millions of Americans suffer from high cholesterol. Unfortunately, they can't do much about it on their own. This means that people who could have benefited by startin
The 2004 Medicare and Social Security Trustees Reports were released on March 23. The cost estimates for Medicare's new prescription drug benefit and the worsening financial posit
In an election-year rush to satisfy impatient voters, politicians of both parties are endorsing ill-considered schemes to add a prescription drug benefit to Medicare. While the pr
In this brief analysis, John Hoff argues that as everyone “knows,” the Patients’ Bill of Rights would allow members of Health Maintenance Organizations to sue their plans.
In this Policy Fax, former nurse and head of the Citizens' Council on Health Care, argues that while many want the government to solve their dissatisfaction with HMO care, it would be a wrongheaded
In tis policy document, the author argues that for more than 50 years, America has relied on employers as the primary source of health insurance coverage. For the most part, this has been
In this article which originally appeared in the Medical Sentinel, the author writes that,