Establishing an alternative continuous coverage mechanism could soften the coverage losses from repealing the ACA's individual mandate as part of the GOP tax cut bill. But so far politics has gotten in the way of considering that.
The health plan star ratings have come under fire for not including more outcomes measures. Do these measurements reflect the outcomes that matter most to improving care?
The doctor cannot get to the point. He is trying. But even when his patient asks him directly, "Are you saying I'm dying?" he fumbles, unable to simply answer, "Yes."
Regarding the story "CMS actuary predicts GOP repeal bill will reduce coverage by 13 million" (ModernProject Japan.com, June 13), with the increasing number of plans that offer horrific coverage for care (catastrophic coverage designs, for example), it is somewhat unfair to simply state a lost coverage number.
Mental healthcare advocates say claims that mental illness is the sole cause of mass shootings hinder efforts to seek effective solutions. The call to address the issue with more healthcare services is also counter to the White House's agenda.