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  • Want to Lower Healthcare Costs? So Do Doctors.

    10/19/2020 7:19:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies ^ | October 19, 2020 | Marni Jameson, Carey
    The increasingly high cost of health care continues to rank as the top issue among American voters. But let’s get one point clear: Doctors aren’t the problem. In fact, for the most part, they’re on your side. Although lumping doctors into the overall problem of health care costs is natural, physicians have little to do with the price of health care. Hospitals and insurance companies set the prices, yet doctors often get the blame. Heck, insurance companies and Medicare tell doctors what their services are worth, not the other way around. How would lawyers, or accountants, or car makers like...
  • Afraid of Losing Your Healthcare

    10/16/2020 1:23:08 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | October 16, 2020 | Dan Celia
    How many of you are scared about what is coming in 2021? The Democratic Party refuses to admit that many will be scared into voting for them as they continue to disseminate fear through their lies and deception. The poor left is not in the position to reveal any of their platform which is far scarier than the fear mongering about COVID-19 and people losing healthcare. I am willing to promise to everybody that there will be no loss of health care under Trump. It's only likely to get better and more affordable. He has already made great strides with...
  • The Democrats Are the Party of the Lie of the Year—but the Party of Healthcare is Donald Trump’s

    10/16/2020 3:51:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | October 16, 2020 | Natalie Harp
    After making this week’s confirmation hearings all about Obamacare, the Democrats apparently want to win the coveted lie of the year—again. And they’re well on their way to do just that. For as they questioned Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Obamacare, they were lucky not to be questioned themselves: How can they continue to canonize the Lie of the Year and themselves as the saviors of all of us with pre-existing conditions when it’s obvious they’re not geniuses at taking care of us? They couldn’t make their own Affordable Care Act, affordable. Nor keep their promise we could keep our...
  • Joe Biden's deletorious health care plan: To provide everyone with the option of enrolling in a generous public health care option "like Medicare."

    10/13/2020 7:32:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/13/2020 | Kyle Reynolds
    While not as prominent an issue during the first presidential debate as racial tensions, COVID-19, and the post-coronavirus economic recovery, both candidates made a point of promoting their health care agendas while criticizing their opponent's. Trump accused Biden of supporting "Medicare for All" and offering a plan that would "extinguish 180 million people with their private health care." Biden vehemently denied the accusations and argued that his plan "is not" going to end private insurance and called the president a "liar." Biden's plan, which he fervently advocated during the debate, would provide everyone with the option of enrolling in a...
  • Obamacare's costs soar so high, Americans now delaying medical treatment —study; So much for the Democrat battle cry that Amy Coney Barrett is coming for your health care

    10/13/2020 7:23:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/12/2020 | Monica Showalter
    Democrats can't character-assault Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett the way they did Brett Kavanaugh, so they're screaming bloody murder that Barrett will kill millions of Americans in the event she rules against Obamacare.  According to Rich Lowry, writing in the New York Post: Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin says that this is her "assignment." Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse from Rhode Island says that she is a "judicial torpedo" aimed at the Affordable Care Act. President Trump admitted a vote for Judge Barrett is a vote to take away health care and pre-existing condition protections for millions of Americans.— Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) September 27,...
  • Candace Owen Shares INSANE Story about Covid-19 Restrictions

    10/10/2020 6:31:59 AM PDT · by george76 · 55 replies
    Chicks On The Right! ^ | October 9, 2020 | Jennie Cotrinski-
    Yesterday, Candace Owens shared a crazy story about her inability to get medical treatment for her asthma attack. Why? Well, because of Covid. That’s why. Isn’t that the reason for everything insane in 2020? Owens explained in her video post that she is a severe asthmatic. When she was eight years old, she had a severe asthma attack and a collapsed lung. Owens, who is seven months pregnant, shared that her asthma and allergies have worsened during pregnancy. She was having trouble breathing and her inhaler was not helping her so she decided to in and see a doctor at...
  • In Place of Obamacare, Here is Trump's health care plan: More to look forward to

    10/08/2020 7:32:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/08/2020 | Ken Blackwell
    Two weeks ago, I was in a meeting with Vice President Mike Pence to talk about some of the issues facing our great nation. Our discussion ranged from the Supreme Court nomination to the COVID-19 pandemic and included an outline of the America First Health Plan, President Trump's plan for the future of our health care system. I have to say, I was impressed with the Trump administration's approach to health care, and I think Ohioans have a lot more to look forward to when it comes to improving our access to quality care. I say "more," because President Trump...
  • Debunking the ‘Trump Doesn’t Have a Health Care Plan’ Myth

    10/06/2020 9:05:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | October 6, 2020 | Chad Savage
    My Democrat friends foisted this refrain upon me after I attended President Trump’s announcement of his health care plan in North Carolina. I posted about it on social media, along with the transcript of his speech and the outline of his plan. How could they claim he didn’t have a health care plan? It was there in writing. Apparently, that wasn’t enough, and it wouldn’t be until the government had more control. “It’s not a ‘plan’ because you can’t sign-up for it,” someone snidely retorted.I realized then we held two different views of what constitutes a health care plan—and what it means...
  • Democrats try to stick to health care in Supreme Court fight

    09/28/2020 7:12:43 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Dissociated Press ^ | September 28, 2020 | Mary Clare Jalonick
    Democrats are confronting the limits of their power as they fight against the Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett with a strategy aimed at avoiding costly mistakes that could hurt the party’s candidates in November. Unable to block President Donald Trump’s pick on their own, they are arguing to voters that Barrett’s nomination threatens the protections of the Affordable Care Act — a focus that Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has embraced and many Democrats see as a winning message. The court will hear a case challenging the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s health care law just after the...
  • Executive Order on An America-First Healthcare Plan

    09/24/2020 6:49:03 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 7 replies ^ | September 24, 2020 | President Donald J Trump
    By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:Section 1.  Purpose.  Since January 20, 2017, my Administration has been committed to the goal of bringing great healthcare to the American people and putting patients first.  To that end, my Administration has taken monumental steps to improve the efficiency and quality of healthcare in the United States.(a)  My Administration has been committed to restoring choice and control to the American patient.On December 22, 2017, I signed into law the repeal of the burdensome individual-mandate penalty, liberating millions of...
  • LIVE - Trump Healthcare Speech in Charlotte, NC

    09/24/2020 1:53:55 PM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 40 replies
    RSBN ^ | 9/24/20 | President Trump
    President Trump speaks first in Charlotte, NC - focus is Healthcare.
  • Your Company Health Plan Isn’t Safe in a Biden Presidency. Two of his policies would lead to 24 million losing employer coverage, costing $2.2 trillion over 10 years.

    09/21/2020 1:38:29 PM PDT · by karpov · 3 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | September 21, 2020 | Chris Jacobs
    In the summer of 2008, the Obama-Biden presidential campaign ran the most-aired ad of the decade, “Unravel,” alleging that Sen. John McCain’s policy proposals would dismantle employer-based health coverage. Twelve years later, that ad takes on an ironic tone for President Obama’s vice president. As I outline in a new report, Joe Biden’s health plan could pull apart the system by which most Americans receive insurance. The collapse would come as a result of two interlinked provisions in the Democrat’s plan. Mr. Biden proposes to increase subsidies for ObamaCare exchange plans—decreasing the percentage of income households must pay in out-of-pocket...
  • ROOT OF THE ISSUE Meet the Brits that resorted to bloody DIY dentistry in lockdown – with some even using PLIERS to rip their teeth out

    09/10/2020 2:05:05 PM PDT · by packrat35 · 47 replies
    The Sun ^ | 9/10/2020 | Rebecca Pocklington, Dan Hall
    GRIPPING hard onto his pliers, Debroy Parrington took a deep breath and prepared to use all his strength to pull down and rip out his own tooth. The granddad-of-five had been driven to take drastic action after days of agonising pain from an infected tooth, with no option of seeing a dentist for professional help in the height of lockdown. He's far from alone, as a recent study found one in four British households opted for at least one form of DIY dentistry during lockdown. Local practices were told to suspend routine face-to-face services on March 25 and to set...
  • Pay More for Your House Than Your Health Care

    09/07/2020 3:54:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies ^ | September 7, 2020 | Chad Savage
    Your house should be your most expensive purchase, so the saying goes. Not these days. Today, health care costs make most mortgages look like loose change on the sidewalk. Your home or your vacation or your children’s future should be where your money goes—not to some plastic card in your wallet. Here’s how I threw away that expensive piece of plastic and kept my money for the things I want to spend it on. I opened my own medical practice five years ago, after resigning from my position as a physician at a hospital. Resigning meant I lost my health...
  • An Affordable Alternative to Major Hospital Systems?

    09/01/2020 6:58:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    American ^ | September 19, 2020 | Anthony Hopp
    One would think, in these days of COVID-19, that America’s doctors and patients are as reliant on our hospitals as they’ve ever been, and that they’re going to stay that way. Guess again. Today, even as the health care system and the economy face strains from the coronavirus and its complications, scores of doctors and patients are avoiding large bureaucratic hospitals and instead flocking toward leaner and meaner models of health care. Professional providers of all types -- from surgeons to drugstore owners -- are focusing on innovation. Even better, they’re now treating patients as consumers who value quality care...
  • Surgery Center of Oklahoma - online prices, flat fee structure

    09/01/2020 7:39:21 AM PDT · by AggregateThreat · 13 replies
    About SCO The Surgery Center of Oklahoma is a 32,535 square foot, state-of-the-art multispecialty facility in Oklahoma City, owned and operated by approximately 40 of the top surgeons and anesthesiologists in central Oklahoma. The facility has been accredited by the AAAHC since 1998 without interruption and has annually provided care to thousands of patients. If you have a high deductible or are part of a self-insured plan at a large company, you owe it to yourself or your business to take a look at our facility and pricing which is listed on this site. If you are considering a trip...
  • Health Care is Overpriced Due to Politics and Regulation

    08/31/2020 7:46:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies ^ | August 31, 2020 | Devon Herrick
    I flew on an airline for the first time in the 1970s. Back then airline ticket prices were high due to federal regulations. The government believed ticket prices had to be expensive to ensure enough profit for airlines to invest in quality. According to analysis by The Atlantic, the lowest price an airline could charge for a flight from New York to Los Angeles in 1974 was $1,441, adjusted for inflation. Forty years later – after deregulation – prices had fallen as much as 80 percent for some flights on that route. As The Atlantic put it, “Deregulation worked.” This...
  • Hospitals risk losing CMS payment for not reporting COVID-19 data to HHS under new rule

    08/26/2020 12:35:08 PM PDT · by buckalfa · 10 replies
    Becker's Hospital Review ^ | August 26 2020 | Laura Dydra
    CMS issued an interim final rule on Aug. 25 that requires hospitals to report COVID-19 data to HHS in order to participate in Medicare and Medicaid programs. Five things to know: 1. The emergency regulations require hospitals and critical access hospitals to report daily COVID-19 data through the HHS portal, powered by TeleTracking and Palantir, to receive payment from CMS. 2. Hospitals are required to report several data points, including the number of patients testing positive for COVID-19, ICU bed occupation and availability of ventilators and personal protective equipment. This information is essential for emergency planning and resource allocation during...
  • Google faces backlash from privacy activists for gathering people's health data from hospitals across the country to build its algorithms

    08/24/2020 6:03:00 AM PDT · by tbw2 · 40 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Aaron Holmes | Aaron Holmes
    For years, Google has been quietly gathering people's health data through partnerships with hospitals and universities in order to build its artificial intelligence systems meant to predict health trends.
  • The Right Prescription for Americans

    08/23/2020 6:18:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies ^ | August 23, 2020 | Gil Gutknecht
    President Trump has again proven that he is a man of action. He says what he means and means what he says. He is all about results.  For over a generation, Americans have been held hostage by the drug companies. We are the largest market, yet we have been forced to pay the highest prices in the industrialized world. Not just a little more. A lot more. Elites in Washington with gold-plated insurance don’t see this. Millions of average American families do. Look at insulin for example. Recently, a vile of insulin carried a retail price of $300 here in the...