Today’s Opinions: Will Employer-Sponsored Coverage Slide; Is Don Berwick Dangerous?The Decline Of Employer-Sponsored Coverage: Good, Bad Or Ugly? Kaiser Health News
One of the latest criticisms of the new health overhaul law is that it will encourage employers to stop offering health insurance. In fact, it will. We should welcome this, provided the decline in employer coverage is gradual and good alternatives exist (Austin Frakt, 5/27).
ObamaCare Vs. Small Business The Wall Street Journal
For decades small business owners have been telling anyone who would listen that they need health-care reforms that lower costs. But President Obama and his allies in Congress pushed through a law that will dramatically raise health-care costs and increase the overall cost of doing business (Dan Danner, 5/27).
Health Law Crowns Democrats' Achievements Roll Call
In few places has the contrast between our priorities and those of Republicans been starker than in the fight to provide quality, affordable health insurance for all Americans. In making this dream a reality, we put our nation's families and business owners in control of their own health care, not the insurance companies (Speaker Nancy Pelosi, 5/27).
Why Donald Berwick Is Dangerous To Your Health RealClearPolitics
Rationing -- Dr Berwick uses the 'r' word himself -- is why he much prefers the 'politically accountable' British system (Hal Scherz, 5/26).
Doctors For America Supports Health-Care Reform The Indianapolis Star
Who represented the medical profession in the recent debate over health-care reform? Often, the group that comes to mind is the American Medical Association -- but it was not the lone voice (Shari Rudavsky and Dr. Andrew Loehrer, 5/27).
Health-Care Reform And Your Taxes The Providence Journal
As the dust settles on the long and loud debate over health-care reform, you are probably well aware that the newly enacted law is a massive overhaul of our health-insurance and health-delivery system. These regulations come with a number of new tax requirements (Grafton Willey, 5/27). This is part of the Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.