Tagged: health care costs

Poverty guidelines and the costs of health care reform

The Census Bureau reported Tuesday that 15.8 percent of Americans lived in poverty last year, using an alternative method to analyze their numbers provided by the National Academy of Sciences.  This is significantly higher than the...

Bad Medicine

by Dan Summers I watched President Obama’s speech last night with interest. As an unabashed supporter of health care reform, I was heartened by how clearly the President described the intentions of his reform...

health care costs

What do we mean when we talk about the “rising costs of health care” in America?  It’s a very ambiguous term with a lot of different possible meanings.  We could mean the cost of...