Daily Policy Digest
|Hospitals Dominate Health Jobs in November
Hospital jobs, which increased 13,000, comprised over half the growth in health jobs in November, writes John R. Graham.
|Healthy People Needed to Prop Up Obamacare Ponzi Scheme
The Affordable Care Act contains no cost control, writes NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick...
|Connected Care Cuts Costs; But Can It Overcome Inertia?
"Connected care" technologies cut costs. Yet, uptake so far has been limited.
|One in Five Physicians Say No to New Medicare Patients
21 percent of doctors are not taking new Medicare patients and 14 percent are not taking new privately insured patients, says John R. Graham...
|Big Jump in Public Health Facilities Construction in October
Construction of public health facilities increased 4.3 percent in just one month, according to John R. Graham...
|Health Services Accounts for 30 Percent of all Services Growth
Health services spending grew 5.4 percent over the last four quarters...
|Broad Coalition Calls for Congress Not To Hand Health Insurers' Losses To Taxpayers
Two years ago, NCPA identified Obamacare's "risk corridors" as a vehicle through which the Administration would expose taxpayers to unlimited liability for insurers' losses in Obamacare...
|Prostate Cancer Screening: Can the Government Get It Right?
Doctors who order too many PSA tests will have their Medicare payments cut...
|Denver VA versus Dallas' Parkland
How much hospital can be built with $1.5 billion? That depends on who's controlling the money...
|Obamacare's "Slacker Mandate" Has Costs
The "slacker mandate" requires employer-based health plans to cover "children" on their parents' plans until they are 26. It took effect in 2010, with the result that young adults are sleeping and socializing more, and working less...