Birth control and the Affordable Care Act (and, yes, the pope)

Comment icon 0 Comments
With much of the East Coast enthralled by the visit of Pope Francis, let's review an issue that pits – perhaps – the pontiff's... Read more

The 2015 GOP Debate: No surprises to answers on health care

Comment icon 0 Comments
Ten Republican Presidential candidates appeared in the primetime debate on August 6: Senator Marco Rubio from Florida, Senator Ted Cruz from... Read more

The Affordable Care Act and States’ wrong

Comment icon 0 Comments
The Supreme Court issued a lot of important and sensible rulings last week: enshrining marriage equality as the law of the land, supporting... Read more

Confusion about the pelvic exam

Comment icon 0 Comments
The American College of Physicians (ACP) issued new guidelines over the summer advising against routine pelvic examinations for asymptomatic... Read more

Medicaid expansion: What to expect

Comment icon 0 Comments
On Thursday, August 28th we got the news that the Federal Government’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved, with... Read more

Government-sponsored health care's success (in World War II)

Comment icon 0 Comments
In 1943, the United States government began paying for medical, nursing, and hospital maternity and infant care provided to the wives of enlisted... Read more

Obamacare, in the words of regional administrator Nancy O'Connor

Comment icon 0 Comments
Last week, I sat down with Nancy O’Connor, administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Region 3 (Pennsylvania, Delaware... Read more

Impact of Pa.'s Medicaid expansion delay? Study says up to 1,500 deaths in one year

Comment icon 0 Comments
When Pennsylvania and 24 other states opted out of—or delayed opting into—the Medicaid expansion, they put a lot of lives on the... Read more