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A history of reform: Political pundits or patients?

Attempts to change healthcare are not new to this day and age. It just takes a minute to see where the trends emerge throughout our history as our country has tried to work on healthcare. For an exhaustive timeline of

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Be prepared for the battle of misinformation

Yesterday’s monumental Supreme Court (SCOTUS) decision assured us that there indeed would be an ongoing health reform effort in this country through the Patient-Protection Affordable Care Act. Dr. Mark Ryan has written extensively about the decisions of yesterday also on

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The healthcare aftermath of June 28, 2012: What we protected, what is missing, and what we still need to do

Yesterday, the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). After nearly 2 1/2 years of partisan misinformation, the Court has established the law’s legitimacy. This is an enormous step forward. The PPACA incorporates

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Healthcare is a moral issue

Have you considered if healthcare is a moral issue? With recent arguments made in the Supreme Court about the constitutionality of the 2009 healthcare reform law, it is time to again consider this question. Arguments in the Supreme Court primarily

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Healthcare policy, politics, and Medicaid

Medicaid has a critically important role within the expansion of healthcare as spelled out in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). However, as a state run health program, Medicaid is often used as a political tool. It is

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