Health Care

May 16, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

Republican Party unity on the issue of a massive restructuring of Medicare and Medicaid (if there is such a thing) ended this weekend.

May 13, 2011
By:
Peter J. Pitts

President Obama recently gave a speech outlining a framework for reducing the federal debt by $4 trillion over the next 12 years. There are many questions about the president’s budget plans.

But the most urgent one is: Why has he declared war on health-care innovation?

April 28, 2011
By:
Geoffrey Strommer

A year after passage of national health care reform with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA or “Act”), the entire Act, including the many Indian-specific provisions within, is in danger of being taken away.

April 05, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

The national budget debate is multi-directional. Most of the story, so far, has centered on this year’s federal spending, basically how to strip dollars from a fiscal year that’s roughly half over. Then, there is the fight over next year’s budget, the one that is supposed to start on October 1.

March 29, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

Just over a year ago President Barack Obama signed the health care reform bill, the Patient Protection and Affo

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