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Heal, You Dogs!

In bondage to the State: The Classical Values blog has this interesting quote from Dr. Rand Paul:

With regard to the idea of whether or not you have a right to healthcare, you have to realize what that implies….I’m a physician, that means you have a right to come to my house and conscript me, it means you believe in slavery. 459 more words

Obamacare

Trash Obamcare? BAD Idea!

The SCOTUS is set to rule in the next few weeks on a suit brought about by Republicans claiming that language in the Affordable Healthcare Act authorizing government subsidies for people who can’t afford health insurance applies only to states that have set up their own insurance exchanges.   710 more words

Commentary

Obamacare: Death to Physicians? Suicide Rates Climb Since ACA Passed

By Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D

Physicians also fear losing hospital privileges if treatment for depression is disclosed. Hospital administrators increasingly use mandated psychiatric treatment as a bullying tactic to remove independent-thinking, patient-focused physicians from hospital staff.

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HEALTH

Memo to Rand Paul: Free Health Care is a Moral Imperative

No picture included today because I’m not having that dead weasel on his head clutter my pretty blog space.

A statement made a few years ago by Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, now running for the Republican nomination for President, has begun circulating again, presumably so anyone who might be inclined in supporting his 2016 candidacy might be reminded that the interests he is looking out for do not align in any way with what would actually be best for the overwhelming majority of the country.   2,410 more words

Our (Ig)Noble Overlords

The New Conversation on Affordability and Underinsurance

Just like spring, a new public conversation is busting out across the nation and the topic is health insurance and health care affordability for patients and consumers. 1,057 more words

National Health Policy

GOP Could Suffer Fallout If Supreme Court Rules To Eliminate Obamacare For Millions

WASHINGTON (CBS/AP) — A Supreme Court ruling due in late June could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by the president’s health care law. 116 more words

News

Addiction Benefits of the Affordable Care Act

After multiple challenges, the Affordable Care Act stands firm.

This greatest test, an evaluation by the Supreme Court seems to be the last, at least for a while. 340 more words