Category: Health

Baseball-Style Arbitration Could Prevent Medical Bill Surprises

Baseball-Style Arbitration Could Prevent Medical Bill Surprises

Opinion-Editorial /
When a medical emergency strikes, there are few better places to be than in an American hospital – armed with a team of highly trained doctors and medical staff. But, in the aftermath of life-saving care, proponents of the new ...
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Conservative Lawmakers Receive Reminder That Price Fixing is a “Bad Idea”

Conservative Lawmakers Receive Reminder That Price Fixing is a “Bad Idea”

ConservativeBlog.org /
Raising concern “about the direction the health care policy debate is moving” – particularly among conservative lawmakers – the National Center for Public Policy Research has joined with more than 70 other conservative and free-market organizations to warn Congress about ...
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Price Controls a Poor Prescription for America’s Ills

Price Controls a Poor Prescription for America’s Ills

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In a new Townhall commentary, Project 21 Co-Chairman Stacy Washington explains how a Trump Administration proposal she suggests would impose “European-style price controls” on prescription drugs will force the President to retreat on his promise that “America will never be ...
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Senate May Make It Even Harder to Keep Your Doctor

Senate May Make It Even Harder to Keep Your Doctor

ConservativeBlog.org /
Remember Barack Obama’s infamous “if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor” promise? Or the reality that keeping the health plan or doctor you liked was never actually guaranteed under Obamacare? National Center Senior Fellow David Hogberg, Ph.D ...
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Merck Continues Support for Controversial Special Interest Group

Merck Continues Support for Controversial Special Interest Group

Press Release /
CEO Frazier Says He Understands Free Enterprise Project Warnings About ICER’s Support of Care Rationing and Questionable Drug Pricing Bridgewater, NJ/Washington, D.C. – The CEO of Merck and Co. dismissed a request from a shareholder activist today to end its ...
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CVS Health Officials Questioned Over Potential Health Care Rationing

CVS Health Officials Questioned Over Potential Health Care Rationing

Press Release /
Free Enterprise Project Probes Role of Outside Advisory Group in Determining Patient Care Woonsocket, R.I./Washington, D.C. – CVS Health executives were asked today to clarify their partnership with a controversial organization that appears to be trying to ration patient care and ...
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Drug Price Controls Could Cost in Access to Life-Saving Medications

Drug Price Controls Could Cost in Access to Life-Saving Medications

ConservativeBlog.org /
As the Trump Administration finalized a new regulation designed to lower prescription drug prices through the transparency of making costs known through advertising, two Republican senators also introduced legislation to cap domestic pricing at foreign levels. It’s a proposal that ...
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Johnson & Johnson Urged to Break Ties with Pro-Rationing Health Care Group

Johnson & Johnson Urged to Break Ties with Pro-Rationing Health Care Group

Press Release /
CEO Alex Gorsky Indicates Future Support of ICER Could Be at Risk New Brunswick, NJ / Washington, D.C. - Asked to justify Johnson & Johnson’s funding of a group that promotes the rationing of health care, CEO Alex Gorsky told a ...
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Humana CEO Refuses to Join Health Insurance Peers in Opposing "Medicare-for-All"

Humana CEO Refuses to Join Health Insurance Peers in Opposing “Medicare-for-All”

Press Release /
Louisville, KY / Washington, D.C. — Given an opportunity today to walk back prior support for “Medicare-for-All,” Humana CEO Bruce Broussard refused, effectively making himself an industry outlier. Asked about his responsibility both to shareholders and to those receiving care ...
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Good Health Without Vaccinations a Long Shot

Good Health Without Vaccinations a Long Shot

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Until recently, the reason people were unvaccinated was largely due to a lack of money to pay for shots. Nowadays, there’s a growing “anti-vax” movement blaming preventative medicine for conditions like autism and diabetes. Anti-vax advocates are sticking to their ...
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