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Trump Administration Announces Historic Price Transparency Requirements

Attached are links to the CMS Press Release and the Trump Executive Order on Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare to Put Patients First. The Trump Executive Order was first issued on June 21, 2019. The CMS Press Release indicates action on two rules. First, the “proposed” transparency and coverage rule would require … Continue Reading

CBO Says Preventive Care Costs More!

Surprise! Surprise! Another blow to healthcare reform. In an August 7, 2009 letter to the House Subcommittee on Health, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) concludes: "Although different types of preventive care have different effects on spending, the evidence suggests that for most preventive services, expanded utilization leads to higher, not lower, medical spending overall." "Researchers … Continue Reading