Tag: Medicare

Story Not Over In EpiPen Scandal
August 30, 2016

Story Not Over In EpiPen Scandal

BY FROMA HARROP So the seller of the EpiPen is now going to offer a generic alternative costing 50% less. The Mylan drug company has been drowning in public outrage for jacking up the list price of an EpiPen two-pack from about $100 to as high as $600 over nine years. The EpiPen is a…

Throw In A Rutabaga For The Appendectomy
August 24, 2016

Throw In A Rutabaga For The Appendectomy

BY DAVID PERRYMAN Shortly after my wife was born, her father’s check paying the hospital in full was $86.30. The receipt showed that for the healthy delivery, the three day hospital stay was itemized as $30 for the delivery room, $10 per day for her mother’s room, $5 per day for the nursery, $3.50 for…

ObamaCare Under President Hillary Clinton
August 12, 2016

ObamaCare Under President Hillary Clinton

BY FROMA HARROP We may be getting ahead of ourselves assuming that Hillary Clinton will be next president, but let’s proceed on that [comforting] notion. Few are better prepared to preserve and improve upon the Affordable Care Act than Clinton, who’s long immersed herself in health care policy. ObamaCare is complicated – built that way…

Is Losing The Election Part Of Trump’s Plan?
June 23, 2016

Is Losing The Election Part Of Trump’s Plan?

BY FROMA HARROP What’s Donald Trump really up to? Is he using the election of 2016 to enrich himself, with no intention of assuming the burdens of the presidency? Many wonder. If that’s the plan, he’s going about it the right way. This may sound like political science fiction, but think. Success in such terms…

Reaping The Harvest
June 9, 2016

Reaping The Harvest

BY BOB BEARDEN And suddenly they don’t like The Donald. Not just America, in general, but the Grand Old Party of Lincoln, in particular. He has been called out by the likes of Scott Walker, no piker himself to the nasty innuendo, and even Newty the Gingrich has gotten in the name-calling race and he,…

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