Republican and Democratic senators are working on a solution to fix the problems with Obamacare, seemingly dropping all discussions of repealing and replacing the current system.
Following Congress’ failure to enact “repeal and replace” legislation this summer, the new Obamacare buzz phrase for the fall is “market stabilization.”
“Those same leaders do not appear to understand or acknowledge the decisions by the majority in Montpelier are the source of the economic malaise they hope to cure.”
Potential Democratic presidential challengers have yet to back Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ single-payer health care bill, a move that has many progressives worried about their stance in the party.
Now that the Green Mountain Care Board has signed off on a new independent surgery center after two years of push-back from the local health care industry, HealthFirst executive director Amy Cooper spoke to True North about the long journey and what the approval means for health care in Vermont.
Intermountain Healthcare announced Tuesday that hospitals in their network will work to reduce painkiller scripts by 40 percent by the end of 2018. They are the first health care network to commit to a specific plan to significantly reduce the amount of opioids dolled out amid the current national epidemic.
Democrats and Republicans in Congress are in full combat over the future of Obamacare. Three of the key issues they’re debating are Medicaid expansion, the individual mandate and the Cost Sharing Reduction.
A veteran is using his personal experiences to battle both physician-assisted suicide and terminal brain cancer to protect other patients.
At this juncture, the nation’s governors and state legislators should use every legal means available to them to reform their health insurance markets to the best of their ability and to reduce their citizens’ health insurance costs.