Health Care and The State of the Union

In his State of the Union speech before Congress last night, President Trump stated, “I’ve also made an ironclad pledge to American families. We will also protect patients with pre-existing conditions.” I have come to judge politicians not by what they say (not that that is not important), but what they do. Using this framework,Continue reading “Health Care and The State of the Union”

What You Need to Know about the New Coronavirus

Everything You Need to Know about the Wuhan Coronavirus (2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)) What is a virus? A virus is a small (you cannot see a virus with the naked eye) infectious agent that cannot replicate itself without infecting a host cell. But, once a virus infects a suitable host cell, its genetic material canContinue reading “What You Need to Know about the New Coronavirus”

If you are a health care leader, a board member, or just someone interested in understanding health care in the U.S., you need to know about this case!

Texas v. United States I have written about this case, a huge existential threat to the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), on a number of occasions. Even before this case attracted much media attention, and even though many legal scholars dismissed the challenge as being very weak, I was advising readers of my prior blog toContinue reading “If you are a health care leader, a board member, or just someone interested in understanding health care in the U.S., you need to know about this case!”