January 24, 2010 No Comments

Making waiting illegal

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By Mark M. Ryan

If the frustrated customers of HMOs in California are fed up with wait times, they should be even more frustrated with a legislative body whose solution is to make wait times illegal. The truth is that wait times are but a symptom of much larger systemic issues in health care delivery.

~ January 24, 2010

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January 18, 2010 No Comments

Would you take a Medicaid card or health care?

Dr. Mayer-Hermann by Otto Dix

By Mark M. Ryan

Will expanding the number of Americans insured by government sponsored health plans mean that more Americans will have access to quality and affordable health care? Not if doctors, hospitals, and pharmacies decide not to accept the government insurance.

~ January 19, 2010

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June 23, 2009 No Comments

Congress aim to enact health care reform

President Obama on June 2 said the “make or break period” for action on health care reform legislation is between now and the August recess. Following a White House meeting on health care legislation, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., predicted a health care reform bill would reach the president’s desk in October. Baucus said that “all options are on the table” and indicated that the president “might consider” proposals to tax employer-provided health insurance.

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