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Welcome Back to the Medical Underwriting Circle of Hell

[This commentary was posted today (2-15-2017) at RealClearHealth.] All leading Republicans who are committed to repealing all or key parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) also emphasize their commitment to maintaining the law’s most popular part: banning pre-existing condition … Continue reading

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Vive la ACA Resistance!

[This commentary was published on the Commonwealth Magazine website last week.  If you are supportive of what the Affordable Care Act has achieved and want to help defend it — the time is NOW.  Please go to: http://protectmycare.org/ to learn how … Continue reading

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Five Affordable Care Act Questions for the GOP

[This commentary was published today on the website of Commonwealth Magazine.] SO, REPUBLICANS ARE planning a major blitz to repeal and delay/replace/collapse the Affordable Care Act/ACA/ObamaCare. I’ve got five questions to ask leaders of the Grand Old Party. First, if … Continue reading

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Both Sides Now on the ACA at AEI

On Friday, December 16 I participated in a panel on the future of U.S. health reform at the new headquarters of the American Enterprise Institute at 1789 Massachusetts Avenue in Washington DC (note the street address number).  There were two … Continue reading

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The Price Is Wrong — Trump’s Health Secretary Is a Bad Sign for Health Reform

[This column was printed today on Commonwealth Magazine’s website.] PRESIDENT-ELECT DONALD TRUMP has nominated Rep. Tom Price of George, an orthopedic surgeon and the House Budget Committee chairman, to be his first secretary of health and human services. For those … Continue reading

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The Future of Public Health under President Trump

[The Q&A below was published in Harvard media this past week.] How might the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president impact public health over the next four years? John McDonough, professor of the practice of public health … Continue reading

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The Choices on Health Reform in the US Presidential and Congressional Elections

The commentary below was published in JAMA Internal Medicine online on October 10 2016 and was written by me and David K. Jones from the Boston University School of Public Health: Although the outcomes of the US Presidential and Congressional … Continue reading

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