August 7, 2009 -- There seems to be political consensus that our healthcare system won’t end up like those in Canada or England. OK, but what about the American version that exists today of a single-payer, government-run healthcare agency?
August 7, 2009 -- If we are to have a regulatory bend to our health policy and believe this is the road to controlling costs, then why are we not discussing the following:
Originally at Politico.com
July 30, 2009 -- After being “on the edge of a deal” earlier this week, the Senate Finance Committee has stalled in its health care negotiations, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is no longer promising that the committee will finish its work before the August recess.
July 28, 2009 -- Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), in the past a darling of his state’s unions and liberal community, is facing a rising chorus of criticism from those very groups over what they see as his stubborn support for his own alternative health care reform proposal, which differs significantly from the one proposed by President Barack Obama.
July 30, 2009 – America’s front-line family doctors want you to know what they think about the current dysfunctional health care system and the benefits that could be realized from a system built on primary care.
July 17, 2009 -- A bipartisan group of centrist and conservative senators sent a letter to the Democratic and Republican leaders on Friday urging delay in consideration of health care reform.
July 6, 2009 -- The nation's largest insurers, hospitals and medical groups have hired more than 350 former government staff members and retired members of Congress in hopes of influencing their old bosses and colleagues, according to an analysis of lobbying disclosures and other records.
June 24, 2009 -- Close to 100 people rallied for single payer healthcare today on the steps of the Federal Building in downtown Portland to deliver Sen. Ron Wyden a message: They want change, not compromise.