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$2500 machine replaces optometrists. (bloomberg.com)
by tovarichpeter in #healthcare on 21 Nov 2017  Posted 2 days ago
#healthcarehttps://www.bloombe

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The Sickness of American Healthcare (nakedcapitalism.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #Healthcare on 20 Sep 2017  1 comment, latest 2 months ago
The truth is our healthcare system is sick, and the Affordable Care Act has been little more than a bandage on a compound fracture. The ACA cut the rate of...

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Mitch McConnell Wants You to Be Confused - Senate Sets Up a Slew of Health Votes to Try to Pass Anything (thenation.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #Healthcare on 26 Jul 2017  5 comments, latest 4 months ago
Pay attention to what Republicans in Congress are really doing. McConnell cajoled his caucus into beginning a debate without revealing the text of all the bills that will be considered....

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Analysis: Trump will take health care credit or cast blame (startribune.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #HealthCare on 14 Jul 2017  1 comment, latest 4 months ago
WASHINGTON — If congressional Republicans succeed in repealing and replacing "Obamacare," expect a big Rose Garden celebration with President Donald Trump taking credit. If they fail? Trump has already indicated...

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The gospel according to the House and Senate health care bills (insurancenewsnet.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #Healthcare on 2 Jul 2017  Posted 5 months ago
Now we are engaged in another great civil war. That's what a Republican leader is calling the congressional and national battle over health care. "We have a health care civil...

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Lee Camp: Here's Why There Is No Legitimate Healthcare Debate In This Country (nakedcapitalism.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #Healthcare on 27 Jun 2017  48 comments, latest 5 months ago
I find it hard to get involved with the healthcare debate in this country because I believe there is no healthcare debate in this country. I don’t believe it exists....

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Morality of tax deductions for health insurance/accounts and collective bargaining by insurance companies
by YesYNot in #healthcare on 15 May 2017  21 comments, latest 6 months ago
I've been thinking about health care a bit from the free market perspective. Let's assume for this argument that people don't have the right to health care, but they do...

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Mayo Clinic to give preference to privately insured patients over Medicaid patients (startribune.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #Healthcare on 17 Mar 2017  9 comments, latest 8 months ago
Mayo Clinic’s chief executive made a startling announcement in a recent speech to employees: The Rochester-based health system will give preference to patients with private insurance over those with lower-paying...

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And Jesus Said Unto Paul of Ryan ... (nytimes.com)
by BayAreaObserver in #Healthcare on 18 Mar 2017  5 comments, latest 8 months ago
A woman who had been bleeding for 12 years came up behind Jesus and touched his clothes in hope of a cure. Jesus turned to her and said: “Fear not....

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How my insurance company fucked me
by someone else in #healthcare on 6 Mar 2017  4 comments, latest 9 months ago
A suggestion from a reader: give people a place to publicly say how their insurance company fucked them. Good idea. Please name names. This is why we need single-payer health...

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Model Katie Mays Death: Coroner Finds... Chiropractor Did It (yahoo.com)
by mell in #healthcare on 19 Oct 2016  2 comments, latest a year ago
https://www.yahoo.com/celebrit #healthcare

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Have you received your benefits packet for 2017?
by turtledove in #healthcare on 24 Sep 2016  36 comments, latest a year ago
20% increase to my premium, and my coinsurance went from 25% to 50%. So, a $200 increase/month for half the plan. When will The idiots who thought this was a...

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California Signs Assisted Living Bill into Law - Dignity (npr.org)
by MMR in #healthcare on 5 Nov 2015  28 comments, latest 2 years ago
With the stroke of a pen, California Gov. Jerry Brown made it legal for physicians in the state to prescribe lethal doses of medications if their terminally ill patients wish...
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