Today, amid much fanfare and hoopla, President Obama signed into law the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) – a bill which passed the House and the Senate with huge majorities. Why so much celebration, and is it really a law to celebrate? A clue to the answer lies in the fact that what is good for politicians is not necessarily good for private citizens.
“Here’s a completely different idea, one that might actually work. Let’s give every American health insurance, but only for truly rare, major and unpredictable illnesses. In other words, let’s cover everyone, but not everything….” Who is David Goldhill, and what’s his solution?
“Right To Try” laws give terminally ill patients the option to use drugs bfore they are FDA approved. Why would anyone oppose a family or patient’s option to try something — anything — that might prove life-saving, life-prolonging, or even life-enhancing?
Best ever BRI Student Leadership Conference with over 50 participants, another great debate, and an appearance by Dr. Benjamin Rush himself!
Sponsored by the OU chapter of the Benjamin Rush Insititute October 17, 2013 Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Dr. Todd Fredricks DO, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, speaks to medical students Related posts: Lee Gross, MD, presents Epiphany Health to AMSA 10/12/2013 Sen. Rand Paul at University of Louisville 8/22/2013 Ohio State […]
Dr. Lee Gross, MD, presents direct primary care plan Epiphany Health to AMSA national conference for medical students at the Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine October 12, 2013, sponsored by the Benjamin Rush Institute, a non-profit organization protecting doctor-patient relationships and preserving freedom of choice in medicine. Dr. Gross is a family physician in Florida […]