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Crucial access to injected and infused medications needed for Medicare patients

The federal government has made huge progress in lowering regulatory barriers in order to accelerate access to health care during the coronavirus crisis, including allowing patients to talk with their doctors by telemedicine visits. But one group of particularly vulnerable patients has been left out: Medicare beneficiaries needing access to infused or injected drugs that…

It’s Time to Redesign Government-Hospital Coronavirus Funding

To prepare for a coronavirus surge, initial public-health guidance advised hospitals and medical facilities to shut down for non-emergency care. The motivation was largely to preserve medical resources for those infected with the coronavirus, although another benefit has been to reduce the virus’s contagion to other patients. Acting on federal advice, 31 states and the…

How to Resolve the Coronavirus Testing Crisis

The administration’s guidelines for “Opening Up America Again” rely heavily on the ability of states to develop a robust COVID-19 testing capacity, and Congress is negotiating adding as much as $25 billion to this week’s funding bill to significantly expand testing. A dramatic increase in coronavirus testing is needed before people will feel safe to…

Two Truths And A Lie: The Affordable Care Act

Ten years ago, in late March 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as ObamaCare, became law. Everyone loves the icebreaker game “Two Truths and a Lie” where you try to pick which of three statements is false. Can you guess which of the following is NOT true about the ACA? A. The ACA…

Congress Must Cut Red Tape that Reduces the Effectiveness of Our COVID-19 Response

State and federal laws and regulations are hindering the private sector’s efforts to help fight the outbreak. Effectively responding to the coronavirus epidemic requires innovation from private companies, medical professionals, and entrepreneurs. These folks are ready to perform heroic acts, but government rules and red tape are getting in their way. To take one tragic…

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Cover Coronavirus Treatments, Don’t Expand Medicaid

We need to be smart about how we use public resources to respond to the…

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Crucial access to injected and infused medications needed for Medicare patients

The federal government has made huge progress in lowering regulatory barriers in order to accelerate…

It’s Time to Redesign Government-Hospital Coronavirus Funding

To prepare for a coronavirus surge, initial public-health guidance advised hospitals and medical facilities to…

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How to Resolve the Coronavirus Testing Crisis

The administration’s guidelines for “Opening Up America Again” rely heavily on the ability of states…

Congress Must Cut Red Tape that Reduces the Effectiveness of Our COVID-19 Response

State and federal laws and regulations are hindering the private sector’s efforts to help fight…

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How Democrats Would Make Hospitals’ Corona Cash Crunch Worse

The types of financial shocks hospitals currently face illustrate the problems inherent in Democrats’ proposed…

Two Truths And A Lie: The Affordable Care Act

Ten years ago, in late March 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as…