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Health Issues

Billions of Dollars Later, Veterans Health Administration Still Failing

Reacting to scandal, Congress bailed out the Veterans Health Administration, camouflaged as a method of allowing veterans more choice of healthcare providers, outside the government bureaucracy...

Will You Ever Understand Your Hospital Bill?

A new crop of entrepreneurs and the federal government is trying to solve the problem of the medical billing process...

Do We Have to Work for Nuns to Avoid Obamacare's Mandates?

The Little Sisters of the Poor have been winning their litigation against Obamacare's mandate to cover artificial contraception...

Pittsburgh Insurer Highmark Swings for the Fences on Obamacare Bailout

Health insurers have not had much to cheer about lately, when it comes to Obamacare...

DC Federal District Court: Obamacare's Cost-Sharing Subsidies Illegal

D.C. Federal District Court has ruled the cost sharing reductions in Obamacare are unconstitutional because they were never appropriated by Congress...

House Republicans, Conservatives Applaud Court Ruling on Funding of Obamacare Subsidies

If the decision striking down the ACA’s cost-sharing provision stands, it will likely hasten the demise of Obamacare...

Consumer Price Index: Medical Inflation Finally Under Control

The Consumer Price Index for April confirmed medical inflation is matching the broad measure of price changes...

Federal Bill Aims to Speed OTC Birth Control Efforts

Research from the NCPA on how transitioning birth control to over-the-counter would affect costs is cited in this article from the Pharmacy Times...

Congressional Brief: NCPA Health Reform Agenda

Health reform must replace Obamacare with increased flexibility in health plan design...

Common Sense Solution to Opioid Abuse Is Being Ignored

Electronic prescribing of controlled substances would allow for better tracking of opioid prescriptions and identify those exhibiting drug-seeking behavior...


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