Daily Policy Digest

Health Issues

Specialty Drugs and Pharmacies

Many states have enacted drug regulations that force health plans to allow unqualified drug providers to administer specialty drug therapies...

Waste of Taxpayer Dollars in Exchanges

Nationally, federal taxpayers spent $4,633 per enrollee that signed up on the exchanges...

Premium Increases from Virginia Insurance Carriers Planned for 2015

Filing proposals with Virginia's state insurance regulator, insurance companies in Virginia indicated their plans to raise premiums next year. The state is the first to publicly release insurance rate proposals for 2015...

The Health Insurance Illusion

According to a new report from Harvard and Dartmouth researchers, health care costs will grow faster than the U.S. economy for at least the next twenty years...

Study: Medicaid Expansion Will Raise Unemployment

A new study reveals that Obamacare's Medicaid expansion will lead to significant unemployment among childless adults...

Overtreating Medicare Patients Costs $8 Billion

A new study reveals that up to 42 percent of Medicare patients received at least one unnecessary medical procedure during a single year...

Telemedicine's Quality of Care

The number of web-based health care companies is rising, as doctors evaluate patients over the phone or online, even sending prescriptions...

Negative Consequences of the Employer Mandate

Employer-sponsored insurance is the largest source of insurance for Americans under age 65, and companies compete for employees by offering health benefits. However, as insurance costs increase, fewer companies are likely to offer benefits...

Companies Cite Obamacare Costs

Since the first of March, 30 companies in the Standard and Poor's 500 have mentioned Obamacare during their conference calls...

Half of Doctors Won't Accept New Medicaid Patients

Despite the problems that Medicaid patients already have accessing doctors, one of the biggest ways that Obamacare expands health care coverage is through the Medicaid program...


« Last 8 « Newer « 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24  Older »