Trump’s budget outline includes an interesting idea for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly called Food Stamps. But is it really a good idea?
Some feel that enactment of a single-payer system is inevitable, but the tide can be turned immediately by repealing the antitrust exemption uniquely enjoyed by health insurers since 1945. Specifically, the Senate can simply co-adopt H.R. 372, the “Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017,” which was passed by an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote of 416-7 on[…]Read More »
The theory is that if more people have insurance, more people will live longer. We already know from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment that it just ain’t so. Now, a careful analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control shows that it’s worse than we thought. 3% MORE people[…]Read More »