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Gavin Newsom’s First Act as California Governor: More Healthcare for Illegal Aliens

Gavin Newsom’s First Act as California Governor: More Healthcare for Illegal Aliens

By Joel Pollak California Governor Gavin Newsom’s first act in office was to propose extending state healthcare benefits to more illegal aliens. On Tuesday, shortly after being sworn in, Newsom — who ran on the proposal of providing healthcare to everyone in California, though he struggled to explain how he would pay for it — signed an executive […]

CVS Makes Plans To Ration Customers’ Health Care

CVS Makes Plans To Ration Customers’ Health Care

By Justin Danhof CVS Caremark customers throughout America recently received bad news as the retail pharmaceutical chain officially closed on its $69 billion acquisition of Aetna. This is bad news because CVS is now working with a nonprofit “health” advisor that may ration customers’ health care choices. In August, CVS announced a partnership with the Institute for Clinical […]

The Right Way to Overhaul Our Health Care System

The Right Way to Overhaul Our Health Care System

   By Genevieve Wood One thing most Americans agree on is that our health care system needs an overhaul. Some people believe the answer is more money from Washington and bureaucratic agencies making sure everyone is following the rules. Others suggest we should import the kind of government-run models they have in Europe and Canada. […]

Fact Check: Trump Says That Health Care Premiums Are Dropping Under His Watch

Fact Check: Trump Says That Health Care Premiums Are Dropping Under His Watch

  Brad Sylvester | Fact Check Reporter   President Donald Trump claimed during a rally in Tupelo, Mississippi, that health care premiums are decreasing. “We’ve taken bold action to reduce the cost of health insurance. For the first time in years, health care premiums are coming down,” he said Nov. 26. Verdict: True After years of double-digit increases, […]

County announces addition to health care leadership team

County announces addition to health care leadership team

VENTURA, Calif. – Bill Foley has been selected as the new Director of the Ventura County Health Care Agency. The appointment was made by County Executive Officer Mike Powers with the unanimous approval of the Board of Supervisors. “The Health Care Agency is undergoing a significant transformation,” Powers said. “Because of that, we are excited […]

CVS is Buying One of the Largest Health Insurance Companies in a Deal That Could Change Health Care in the US

CVS is Buying One of the Largest Health Insurance Companies in a Deal That Could Change Health Care in the US

Evie Fordham | Politics and Health Care Reporter Pharmacy giant CVS has the potential to disrupt the health care market after antitrust officials gave CVS the go-ahead Wednesday to buy health insurance company Aetna, author and health care consultant Rita Numerof told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “The merger can accelerate the efforts to change […]

California Passes Ban on Short-Term Health Insurance Cheaper than Obamacare

California Passes Ban on Short-Term Health Insurance Cheaper than Obamacare

By Chriss Street The Democrat-controlled California legislature urged Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday to sign a ban on bargain-priced short-term health insurance plans sponsored by the Trump administration for being cheaper than Obamacare. The legislature passed SB 910 on August 21 to prevent what the bill’s author, Sen. Edward Hernandez (D-Montebello), referred to in a tweet as “junk” healthcare. Hernandez […]

Expanded and Improved Medicare for All | Beware of Greeks Bearing Broccoli

Expanded and Improved Medicare for All | Beware of Greeks Bearing Broccoli

    By Marilyn M. Singleton, MD, JD During the Supreme Court oral arguments in the challenge to the Affordable Care Act’s mandate to purchase health insurance, people laughed when the late Justice Scalia asked whether the government could make you buy broccoli. Never happen? The laughable has become reality. A California bill awaiting the governor’s signature forbids […]

Commentary | Democrats Want the Government to Take Over Your Health Care

Commentary | Democrats Want the Government to Take Over Your Health Care

Mike Huckabee | Former Governor of Arkansas The nightmare of government-controlled health care will be closer to reality for the American people if the Democrats win in November. Imagine having to wait endless hours to see someone at an emergency room at a dirty, understaffed hospital that is as much a risk to your health […]

Trump Deals Another Blow To Obama’s Health Care Legacy

Trump Deals Another Blow To Obama’s Health Care Legacy

ROBERT DONACHIE, Capitol Hill and Health Care Reporter The Trump administration announced Saturday evening that it is temporarily freezing billions of dollars of payments to health insurance companies intended to help them manage higher-risk patients, sparking backlash from the industry’s lobbying arm as insurers continue to struggle to adjust to the administration’s repeated attacks on […]