Health Care category archive
In retrospect, I’ve concluded that the more to HMO-style health care that started in the 1970s and 1980s as the way to “fix” American heath care was a big mistake. It effectively put American health care under the control of insurance companies, which are incentivized, as the neologism goes, to provide as little actual care as possible, and removed it from medical professionals, most of whom (and yes there is the occasional glaring exception) care about caring.
A small move toward truth in vending . . . .
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Wednesday the Trump administration has finalized regulations requiring drug companies to disclose list prices of medications costing more than $35 for a month’s supply.
Drug companies responded that adding prices to their commercials could unintentionally harm patients.*
Much more at the link.
David points out Senator Chuck Grassley’s health care hypocrisy. (Warning: Commercial at the 7:30 mark.)
A caller, now living in Arkansas, describes his first-hand experience with Canadian healthcare and exposes the propaganda promulgated by the insurance companies.