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The Problematic Push to Slow Medicare Advantage’s Positive Health Impact

September 23, 2021

In the complex deliberations on Capitol Hill to assemble a social spending package that can pass both houses, one of the prominent proposals being discussed is the expansion of Medicare … Continued


Addressing Children’s Behavioral Health Through School Telehealth Programs

August 25, 2021

Children are the future, however what does the future hold for our children? The CDC estimates that as many as one out of five children experience a mental disorder in … Continued


Why We Don’t Need and Shouldn’t Want a Public Option

August 11, 2021

Earlier this year, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), the chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, and Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce … Continued


Improving Patient Care by Applying Lessons Learned from a Pandemic

May 19, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic and its social distancing requirements have necessitated changes in the delivery of healthcare over the past 14 months.  As we begin to transition back to normalcy, policymakers … Continued


Time to Discuss a “Health Equity Moonshot”

March 31, 2021

This month, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a hearing on the health inequities witnessed during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The topics discussed in that hearing warrant … Continued


The Extraordinary Pandemic Efforts You Didn’t See

March 19, 2021

America is well aware of the heroic work performed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic by physicians, nurses and other front line healthcare professionals, tirelessly handling a rapidly escalating number of cases … Continued


Health Industry Leader Offers a Medicare Advantage Solution

February 4, 2021

Politically, the notion of “Medicare for All” is a non-starter. Americans have consistently resisted the idea of a major government health coverage expansion that would take away the private plans … Continued


Enhance and Expand Access to Vaccines

September 16, 2020

With progress continuing on development of a vaccine for COVID-19, conversations are taking place over the best strategies for distributing a vaccine, once approved, to millions of Americans.  In the … Continued


On the Precipice of a Major Stride in Healthcare Progress

August 13, 2020

It actually seems elementary when you think about it.  To deliver the best possible and most cost-efficient care to patients, particularly those with complex chronic conditions, it is essential for … Continued


Nonessential Care Is Essential

June 15, 2020

An op-ed appeared in the New York Times entitled, “How Many More Will Die From Fear of the Coronavirus?”  Written by Cleveland Clinic chief executive and president Dr. Tomislav Mihaljevic … Continued