Access to Specialists Worse with Medicaid

Increase outpatient services and thereby decrease expensive emergency department visits, or so the popular axiom goes. This only works, however, if there are enough outpatient visits to be had. This study by et al. examines the availability of outpatient orthopedic ankle appointments by insurance … Continue reading

Robbing the Poor to Give to the Rich

Soaring health care costs have been a popular topic of discussion in the public arena, even in the midst of a recent spending slowdown between 2004 and 2013. The authors of this study investigated how health care expenditures differed between Americans from different income brackets from 1963 to … Continue reading

2016 Presidential Election Score Card

We are pleased to present our 2016 Presidential Election scorecard. The policies upon which we have rated the candidates are derived from Dr. which suggests there are 5 key healthcare issues at play this year: Prescription drug prices Consumers' issues with health insurance Gun violence … Continue reading