Republicans finally present an Obamacare alternative – or do they?

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In the six years since Obamacare became law, the calls of opponents to “repeal and replace” it have continued unabated. But while... Read more

Guess who likes Obamacare? Health care CEOs

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Is the Affordable Care Act bad for health care business? Not in the view of most health care CEOs. Modern Health magazine polled 110 leaders... Read more

How bad is opioid misuse? Most of us think it’s really bad

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As overdose deaths soar, the opioid epidemic has captured the attention of the White House, Congress, and the public. In a recent survey, about... Read more

Another state budget impasse would devastate social services: here are three ways to protect them

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For more than nine months, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania operated without a budget. The budget impasse left many health and human services... Read more

Diseases like Zika and Ebola know no party affiliation…but public health responses do

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“Polio Wears No Party Label.” This politically agnostic slogan was coined in the early 1940s by the March of Dimes in the midst... Read more

Is your doctor burnt out and why should you care?

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Every day in this paper and on this site, we read stories about the radical changes under way in the US health care system. Beyond the continuing... Read more

Proposed Obamacare rate hikes: how will they affect your pocketbook?

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This week the Pennsylvania Insurance Department posted preliminary rate information for 2017 for health insurance plans sold in the individual... Read more

The right business incentives can make health care fairer

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Health care organizations have known for decades that minority and disadvantaged populations often have poorer health outcomes and receive... Read more