U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Issues Three Pro-Life Announcements

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued three pro-life announcements, including two rules dealing with the Obamacare contraceptives mandate.

Healthcare is this Year’s Political Football

Dr. Marilyn Singleton: Healthcare is the political football of the midterm elections. But unlike the game of football, there are no rules.

Expanded and Improved Medicare for All: Beware of Greeks Bearing Broccoli

Dr. Marilyn Singleton: Not only will the Medicare benefits decrease as the money runs out, patients will see real world consequences of total control.

The Courage to Trust Medical Care to Patients and Physicians

Dr. Marilyn Singleton: It’s time for Congress to bring to the floor over a dozen bills to expand and improve Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) to give patients more control over all facets of their medical care.

The Expendables: There’s More to Life than Death

Dr. Marilyn Singleton: April 16th begins a week of National Healthcare Decisions Days. Hopefully, this week will encourage honest discussions not only about a so-called “good death” but the value of an individual’s life.

Access to Affordable Health Insurance: The Kitchen Table Issue of Our Time

Jason Schultz: The (Un)Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare, has wreaked havoc on our health care and health insurance industries. Policies disappeared, carriers pulled out of Iowa, and government meddling has caused policies to be much more expensive and yet, provide less coverage. 

HHS Launches New Conscience and Religious Freedom Division

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division within the Department’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR).

Medical Care in 2018: Ring Out the Broken Promises and Bring In Solutions

Dr. Marilyn Singleton: ObamaCare’s individual mandate is dead. It’s time to use our healthcare dollars wisely and pay for the medical care, not the middlemen.

Money, Media, and Medical Care

Dr. Marilyn Singleton: Sadly, influence peddling has become the norm. But your health is too precious to be bought and sold. Your physician should be the top “influencer” for you.

Congressional Platitudes and Glittering Generalities About Health Care

Dr. Marilyn Singleton: The Affordable Care Act produced an unrecognizable version of insurance. The ACA and its health care reform progeny must go.

Repeal and Replace? No Thanks, Take 2!

G. Keith Smith, M.D.: Americans perceive the contempt that elites have for those on whom they would inflict medical care they would never stand for themselves.

Ted Cruz Dings CNN’s Tweet About His Consumer Freedom Amendment

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) effectively rebutted CNN’s tweet about his amendment to the Senate health care bill with one tweet of his own.

Relief for Americans Caught in the Obamacare Tax Penalty Catch-22

David Young: It is simply wrong to take money out of the pockets of hardworking Iowans who live in those health care desert counties as a penalty for not having insurance.

Iowa’s Last Insurer on the Obamacare Exchange Looks to Exit

The only insurer on Iowa’s Obamacare exchange, Medica, may exit the individual insurance market leaving 70,000 without health insurance options in 2018.

Why Ryancare Failed

The American Health Care Act failed because no one on the Republican side actually liked the bill and for most conservatives it represents a broken promise.

Takeaways from the Sanders vs. Cruz Debate on Health Care

Kelvey Vander Hart: Here are the takeaways from the debate between U.S. Senators Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders over the future of health care in this country.