Monthly Archives: January 2016

Amazing Accomplishments in Global Health in 2015

We get so caught up in the Donald and Hillary and Ted and Bernie shows.  Yet there is so much else going on in the world about which most Americans never hear — such as global health. Permit me to … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton on Health Care – Who’s Got the Plan?

It’s funny how things turn out on the campaign trail. Since all Republican presidential candidates pledge to repeal the Affordable Care Act/ObamaCare, they have little to argue about. The fireworks are among Democrats as Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders argue … Continue reading

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A Looming Ballot Question May Upend Mass. Hospital Payments

Below is an article — Setting Hospital Prices by Ballot Initiative — just published in the winter edition of Commonwealth Magazine: A LOOMING 2016 ballot initiative threatens to upend the foundations of hospital finance in Massachusetts, even if the measure never … Continue reading

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Please Remember This Number – 22 Million

22 million – that’s how many Americans would lose their health insurance, according to the U.S. Congressional Budget Office, if the reconciliation legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representative yesterday by a 240-181 vote were to become law. The … Continue reading

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Why Republicans Hate the ACA So Much

both increases literally reversed the majority of the last 20 years decline in the effective tax rate of America’s 400 wealthiest taxpayers! Continue reading

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