A New Look at Healthcare Access

August 22, 2011

When we talk about people who don’t have access to healthcare, there’s a natural assumption that it’s because they can’t afford it.  A new study shows that’s not necessarily the … Continued

Taking On Texas

August 19, 2011

The Healthcare Leadership Council has never endorsed candidates for public office and we’re not going to start doing that now.  I have to say, though, that there is a tangible … Continued

Change to: The Debate We Need

August 12, 2011

The Republican presidential candidates who participated in last night’s Iowa debate put on quite an interesting, as well as entertaining, show.  With political analysts pointing out that this weekend’s Ames … Continued

The Efficiency Fallacy

August 9, 2011

Members of Congress say it.  Administration officials say it.  People regarded as healthcare and economic experts say it.  Repeatedly. Medicare is significantly more efficient in its operations than private health … Continued

The Deal That Would “Only Affect Providers”

August 1, 2011

I wonder how long it will take before people who should know better stop implying, or even saying outright, that payment cuts to Medicare providers don’t affect beneficiaries. This weekend, … Continued