If you want to obtain less expensive health insurance for your 50-or-fewer employees, you will want to keep reading. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) states that every health insurance plan must contain ten […]
Price transparency in the health care market is an essential component of a competitive environment. And in most markets, competition reduces prices, and improves quality and access. But health care is not most […]
Government can give opportunity to people, but it will never be able to give people what they truly want and what they need: They need dignity, achievement and self-worth. Those things are not […]
By Roger Stark, MD, FACS, Alaska Policy Forum Visiting Scholar and WPC Health Care Policy Analyst Patients are the most important part of the health care system and they should be in charge of […]
Some good questions were asked this week by state legislators about Alaska’s ballooning health care budget. On Wednesday, January 19 in the Senate Finance Committee meeting, Governor Walker’s Director of the Office of […]
In 2016 in an attempt to bring down costs and improve care, the Alaska Legislature passed Senate Bill 74, which contained a multitude of Medicaid reform measures such as fraud-waste-and-abuse reduction, managed care […]
We have written before about Direct Primary Care but a new video does a good job of explaining it and showing how this free-market movement is shaking up health care: Check out the […]
Here are some reasons why Senator Murkowski should have voted to open debate on Obamacare repeal and replace. Debate and transparency are good things.
DPC restores the heart of the physician-patient relationship, without involvement of the government or insurance companies.
Current Medicaid payment processing system is broken. And it may just take your PFD to breathe life back into it. How does that make you feel Alaskans?
Who will lose from Medicaid expansion in Alaska? Seniors and veterans’ families, that’s who.
Want to know reasons not to expand Medicaid in Alaska? Here’s a research driven report at end of this article.
The Affordable Care Act has structural flaws which will impact most Americans as increased insurance costs, increased deductibles, less coverage, and fewer choices of medical providers. Who should be held accountable for this flawed piece of legislation? Why have they done this to Americans?
Union leadership strongly supported the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 without reading the bill, as did many Congressmen. Now the law of unintended consequences is coming into play and some […]
Because health insurance costs are increasing dramatically, some employers are switching from a plan that covers all employees for a specified cost to a cafeteria-type plan in which the employee chooses a particular […]