Healthcare

Preserving access to life-saving air medical services

In today’s America, 115 million people – one in three people – live in rural areas where getting urgent medical care for events like cardiac emergencies, stroke, and trauma is extremely difficult due to the fact that appropriate medical...

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'CREATES Act' would only create more lawsuits

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt., ACU Lifetime Rating: 5%) is leading the effort in the Senate to diminish the property rights of inventors.  His legislation would fundamentally weaken the patent protection...

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The right – and the wrong – approach to VA reform

Some issues have been largely overlooked in this presidential race, not the least of which has been the dismal state of veterans’ health care. This omission is not only insulting to America’s veterans – it is downright dangerous.

The...

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Leadership needed to solve veteran issues

When we address our enemies on the battlefield we do so with careful planning. We coordinate efforts among our air, ground, and water forces. We do not rely on individual warriors to plan their own attacks but rather lead squadrons, battalions,...

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GOP is calling for IPAB repeal for the wrong reasons

Health care analysts predicted this year’s Medicare Hospital Insurance Trustees’ report would show that Medicare spending had grown to a level that would awaken the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), the Affordable Care Act's sleeping...

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