GOP Medicaid Cuts Would Hurt Much More than Health Care



The program contributes to lower dropout rates, more college degrees, higher earnings, emptier jails and thriving economies. In short, the American dream. The Senate’s new health bill, the Better [...]

Politics should be more like medicine: Column



Inability to put aside differences is destroying our government. Doctors can help. If you’re a practicing physician, even one running the hospital, you examine the feet of your diabetic patients. [...]

ObamaCare’s effects difficult to measure: Column



Don’t believe what you hear about the health care exchanges, from either side. When California announced that individual premiums in its health insurance exchange could be 29% lower than [...]

All states need to expand Medicaid: Column



The recent addition of three governors to the small gang of Republican leaders opting into the Medicaid expansion may represent a tipping point. For economic, moral and health reasons, [...]