Unbiased Analysis of Today's Healthcare Issues

“There isn’t a single honest health economist out there who agrees with…”

There has been much discussion over whether the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) created by the Affordable Care Act (i.e., Obamacare), can ration care.  Mitt Romney claims “an unelected board that’s going to tell people ultimately what kind of treatments they can have,” whereas President Obama notes that no provision in the law that empowers […]

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Top Healthcare Topics for 2012 Presidential Debates

Source: MedScape. Also useful: How to Prime Your BS Detection Skills Before the Presidential Debates.  

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Secret to Winning Swing States in the Presidential Election

“Memo to Romney and Obama: First guy to come out publicly in favor of deposing Goodell will carry Wisconsin in November.” —Ryan Flippo, regarding NFL replacement referees blown call in Packers-Seahawks game (evidence). As a lifelong Packers fan and Wisconsin native, this may not be far from the truth.

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Romney: ‘I’m not getting rid of all of healthcare reform’

Republican and Democratic Presidential candidates may be more similar than they at fist appear.  Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney stated the following on Meet the Press: “I’m not getting rid of all of healthcare reform.” What types of things would Romney keep? “Of course there are a number of things that I like in healthcare reform […]

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