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Obama’s Radical Plan For How Doctors Get Paid

Pay doctors more when their patients get better; less when they don’t. Ending the fee-for-service model can lead to reduced costs. …most American doctors aren’t paid on whether they deliver that improved health. Their income largely depends on whether or not they performed the surgery, regardless of patient outcomes. Their patient’s knee could be good […]

The deficit is about a third of what it was when President Obama took office, and there is a 14% drop in the number of Americans without health insurance thanks to Obamacare. “Like” us on Facebook for good karma Now read this:Poll: Voters No Longer Want To Repeal Obamacare (Dec 1, 2014) Gruber Agrees To Testify […]

To the frustration of many, particularly on the Left, Obamacare did not include a single payer option. In order to get past GOP obstruction, that had to be removed from the final bill. Since healthcare reform has been implemented, polls over the years have shown significant dissatisfaction with the ACA. While most pundits attribute that […]

More Good News On Obamacare

The good news keeps rolling in on everyone’s favorite statute: For the first time in a decade, the number of people struggling to pay their medical bills has started to decline, according to a new survey released on Thursday by the Commonwealth Fund. The researchers attributed the historic drop to the number of people gaining […]

The upcoming Supreme Court  case that conservatives hope will destroy Obamacare, King v. Burwell, rests on their belief that tax credits can be given to only those consumers in state-run exchanges.  They believe that Obamacare wasn’t meant to provide tax credits to those on the federally-run exchanges. But Walker says there is absolutely no difference between […]

As long as we have employer-based insurance, companies should be happy to do the right thing for their workers. Starting in 2015, companies with 100 or more workers have to provide affordable insurance to at least 70 percent of their employees or pay heavy fines under the “employer mandate,” which was supposed to take effect […]

Obamacare has helped Jeb Bush get rich, but now he’s stepping down from the board of directors from the company that enabled him to make all that money, a likely sign he’s running for president. The for-profit hospital chain Tenet Healthcare announced on Christmas Eve that Jeb Bush would be stepping down from its board of directors […]

Despite the fact so many of us fought for it, Obamacare never has been popular. It wasn’t popular among Progressives when Obama first proposed it, because it wasn’t the single-payer system they wanted. It wasn’t popular among Conservatives, because Mitt Romney hearkened back to 1947 when he called it “socialized medicine,” and put Obama’s name […]

Conservative icon Ben Carson says Obamacare is illegal because it violates the general welfare clause of the Constitution. The likely GOP presidential candidate explained that the law helps some people while hurting others, so is therefore unconstitutional: “Your solution should be something that represents all the people. The Constitution says one of the purposes, in […]

It’s called medical tourism. Some Americans leave their home states for health services in other parts of the United States. Others travel abroad for better care, costing the U.S. billions in lost revenue. Sick of losing patients to international competitors, US states are spending millions of dollars, passing legislation and even revamping cities to make […]

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