The ACA represents the biggest transfer of taxpayer resources to the private sector since Gilded Age railroad barons were beneficiaries.
Less than one week after the Supreme Court’s recent decision, the IRS began enforcing a policy imposing a $100 a day fine per employee on small businesses that offer traditional Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs).
We call on Congress to systematically review the costs and benefits of privacy laws in light of recent scientific and technical advances.
Every $1 spent on new pharmaceuticals reduces healthcare spending by $6.17.
70 percent of Americans use prescription drugs for everything from antibiotics, painkillers, to antidepressants.
Between 2008 and 2014, obesity among older Americans increased at a greater rate than for any other age group.
Investments in health improvements are known to lead to higher productivity and economic output.
These benefits are under assault by the very government agency charged with ensuring equal access to the jobs that provide them.
Instead of doctors, hospitals and other providers being paid by the number of visits and tests they order, they’re now increasingly being held accountable, and being paid, based on the value of care they deliver.
Veterans all across the country rely on access to quality health care from their local VA hospitals.