Can a New York Congressional Race Affect Medicare’s Future?

May 26, 2011

The Capitol Hill publication Politico had an interesting headline this morning.  It read, “Is Any Medicare Reform Political Suicide?”  That’s a natural question to ask, given the fact that the … Continued

Congresswoman Schwartz Wins USA Today Face-Off

May 24, 2011

It wasn’t a head-to-head battle, as such, but Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) squared off against the USA Today editorial board yesterday on the subject of the Independent Payment Advisory Board … Continued

Vermont and The Road Less Traveled

May 13, 2011

When it comes to health policy, all eyes seem to be cast toward New England these days.   The high-profile issue this week is Mitt Romney’s defense of the health reform … Continued

The Week’s Most Interesting Healthcare Reading (that you might have missed)

May 6, 2011

With the front pages focused on foreign policy and national security of late, there have been a number of interesting health-related stories that may have skipped your attention.  Here are … Continued

Medicare Reform Not Always a Partisan Issue

May 2, 2011

At this moment, there appear to be few issues that elicit has much partisan rhetoric as Medicare reform.  Ever since Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the House Republicans’ 2012 budget … Continued