The health-reform legislation would prohibit insurers from charging older customers more than twice as much as younger ones for similar coverage. Currently, in some markets, the cost disparity can be as much as 11 to 1.
Quite a lot. T.R. Reid's new book shows that other rich countries have provided quality healthcare to all citizens at a much lower cost.
Bills in Congress call for panels to conduct 'comparative effectiveness research.' Opponents say it could be the first step to government allocation of healthcare resources.
We can control costs without rationing care or making people buy insurance.
The White House predicts $9 trillion in red ink from 2010 to 2019. But the Congressional Budget Office estimates $7 trillion. What's an ordinary taxpayer to make of the confusing numbers?
Seniors vote, and members of Congress know it. The Republican National Committee on Monday released a proposed 'bill of rights' for senior healthcare.
Supporters say end-of-life care, including counseling and hospice, have made the state a model. Opponents look at Oregon and see "medical rationing" and "death panels."
Even some conservatives call the issue bogus. Meanwhile, the healthcare debate shifts to 'rationing.'