See 2020 update below. A 4+ – year age gap between two health care enrollee pools explains a lot. DPC advocates find their poster child. A group of self-declared “fighters for health care freedom”, such as North Carolina’s John Locke Foundation and its Director of Health Policy, Katherine Restrepo, have been heavily promoting a healthContinue reading “Did direct primary care save Union County $1,280,000? Don’t bet on it. [Updated 1/6/18. Re-updated 1/13/20]”
Anticipating January’s complete Republican control of the federal government and a new legislative session in similarly red Georgia, Tom Price’s go-to Atlanta columnist, Kyle Wingfield, launched a call, with support and direction from their favorite Georgia think tank, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, for a version of Medicaid expansion which may well also indicate theContinue reading “Direct Primary Care is not a magic bullet that will bring adequate health care to low income Georgia citizens. (Revised.)”
Link below is to Krugman column of 1/13/2017. PK might be off just a little bit in saying that Republicans plans are “ALL about less”, and more skin in the game. Watch for Republicans to take just enough skin OUT of the game to put a patina of broad (if shallow), first-dollar coverage on theirContinue reading “Donald Trump’s Medical Delusions”
These lines from FDR are 74 years old, today. I have read this was late Senator Daniel Inouye’s favorite quotation. This is an image of OWI Poster No. 75, published in 1943.